Blackboard

Description Blackboard 9 is an online Course Management System (CMS). It is robust and versatile - as useful for supplementing a live course with extra online functionality and content as it is for teaching an entire course online.
Cost No charge
Available To Faculty, Students
Benefits

- Robust: Blackboard 9 has all of the features you need to teach a course online.

- Versatile: The system is also highly modular, allowing you to use only the tools you need.

- Blackboard courses are automatically created (the instructor need only log in and choose to make it available) and students are automatically enrolled.

Key Features

- Powerful online Course Management Software.

- Automatic enrollment of students.

- Many different tools available.

- Online gradebook and evaluations.

Getting Started

You can access Blackboard by visiting http://courses.maine.edu/

Check the Workshop section of this site to sign up for a free and frequently offered workshop on Blackboard.

Faculty should contact the Faculty Development Center with any questions about setting up or managing a course. Phone: 581-1925. Email: Faculty Development Center IT on Firstclass.

Students with questions about accessing Blackboard should contact the IT Help Center. Phone: 581-2506. Email: Help Center on Firstclass.

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