Blackboard

Need Blackboard training?

Training sessions are available to all faculty and grad students in the full-time programs of the Krieger and Whiting Schools.  Email cerweb@jhu.edu to schedule a group or 1:1 session today!

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Blackboard course sites are provided for all KSAS and WSE courses. Course sites are automatically created each semester by IT@JH and students are added to the sites by the registrar.

Blackboard Documentation & Reference

Getting Started Tip Sheet

How-To Documentation (from Hopkins)

On Demand Learning Center (from Blackboard)

FAQ - General Blackboard

Support Contacts

Please note that the CER provides Blackboard support for courses that are part of the full-time KSAS and WSE programs. If you are teaching for the part-time programs (AAP or EP), please contact the appropriate instructional technology support center.

  • For course design, “how-to” questions, and general feedback, please send an email to cerweb@jhu.edu.

 

Training Sessions:

All trainings will take place in the CER conference room in the MSE Library. Directions to the CER. Please click on the training session link(s), which are posted in the calendar below, to register.

  • Getting Started with Blackboard:  introduction and overview of Blackboard for courses
  • Communication and Collaboration: survey of tools available to enhance course communication and collaboration
  • Assessing Student Knowledge and Managing Grades: review of online tests, surveys, assignments, and the grade center

January Blackboard Training Sessions

Faculty in Arts & Sciences/Engineering may request individual training at any time.  Register for the training sessions by clicking the link and plan to bring your laptop to the in-person sessions.

January 2020
Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri.

Jan 13

Get Started
10-11AM

Jan 14

Get Started
9-10 am

 

Jan 15

No trainings - BPUT

Jan 16

Assess & Grade
9 -10 am

Jan 17

Jan 20
 

Jan 21

Get Started
9-10 am

Communicate & Collaborate
10-11 am

Assess & Grade
11am -12 pm

Jan 22

Get Started
9-10 am

 

 

Jan 23

Assess & Grade
9-10 am

Jan 24

 

August 2020

Aug 17

Get Started
10-11AM

Aug 18

Get Started
9-10AM

Aug 19

Get Started
9-10 am

Communicate & Collaborate
10-11 am

Assess & Grade
11am -12 pm

Aug 20

Assess & Grade
9-10 am

 

Aug 24

Get Started
9-10 am

Communicate & Collaborate
10-11 am

Assess & Grade
11am -12 pm

Get Started
12-1 pm

Aug 25

No trainings - TA Orientation

Aug 26

Get Started
9-10 AM

Aug 27

Assess & Grade
9-10 am

 

Blackboard 9 Sandbox Sites

Sandbox sites allow faculty to try the new features and interface of Blackboard in a test environment. Content added to sandbox sites is not saved or migrated to any production courses. Sandbox instructions in PDF format.