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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 Group Collaboration Images
Tests Q&A, Polling (Piazza) Almagest
Surveys Student Response System E-Reserves
Item Analysis Webcam & Screen Recording Reading Lists
Performance Dashboard Video Chaptering and Slides Other Files
Retention Center Interactive Video Quizzes Learning Modules
Achievements (Badges) Video Conferencing Lesson Plans  
Review Status Office Hours Courses


Best Practices:  Interactive Tools in Action