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OIT Catalog of Services

Academic Support: Applications

Course Management System (Blackboard)

Description:

Blackboard is a learning management system that provides course web pages for all Princeton courses. The pages allow document sharing, assignments, grading, course-specific communication, and other tools for collaborative work among faculty and students in a course.  Blackboard can also be used to host organization sites.

For:
Faculty Staff Students
Service homepage:
https://blackboard.princeton.edu
Service location:
Lewis Library - 230
Charges:
none
Availability:
24 X 7
Training:
Yes
Access permission:
LDAP, special Blackboard ID, Guest (public)
Feedback e-mail:
blackboard@princeton.edu
Contact for support:
(Phone) 609-258-0737
(Email) blackboard@princeton.edu
help desk@princeton.edu (outside regular working hours)
Support Hours:
24/7
Service policies:

Organization sites can also be created in Blackboard. They are private Websites for collaboration and sharing documents, information, and ideas. (by default, organization sites are private, though site editors can make some areas private).

 
Organization sites are available to Faculty, Staff, Departments, Centers, Programs, Student Groups (with faculty/administration sponsors).
 
While some content may be made public, full access to a site requires login credentials. Not much design flexibility.

Online documentation:
http://www.princeton.edu/bb/
KnowlegeBase reference:
http://kb.princeton.edu/8506