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Teaching with Blackboard

While many use Blackboard primarily as a tool for dealing with the "administrivia" of managing a course, it can also be an effective system for presenting instructional materials, engaging students in collaboration, and assessing their learning.

Among the teaching tools available in Blackboard are:

Assessment Student Engagement Content
Assignments Blogs Syllabus
Self & Peer Assessment Journals Video
Rubrics Discussion Boards Audio
Anonymous Grading Virtual Classroom Images
Tests Live Chat Almagest
Surveys Q&A, Polling (Piazza) E-Reserves
Item Analysis Student Response System Reading Lists
Performance Dashboard Google Docs & Sites Collaboration Other Files
Retention Center Video Everywhere (YouTube) Learning Modules
Achievements Webcam & Screen Recording Lesson Plans  
Review Status Voice Recording Courses


Best Practices:  Interactive Tools in Action