Blackboard Information

In Fall 2011, NCC transitioned to the current version of Blackboard as its Learning Management System for all online, campus and hybrid courses. Read below for more information on the features of the Blackboard platform.

About Blackboard
Less clicky, sleeker social learning interface with some new adaptations you need to know:

  1. Edit Mode - you make changes inline
  2. Drag and Drop
  3. Contextual Menus
  4. New Grade Center with "Needs Grading View"
  5. User-friendly Home Page
  6. Interactive Rubrics
  7. Rich Media Integration of McGraw Hill, Wiley and Pearson(coming soon) Publishing training materials
  8. Web 2.0 tools
  9. Web-Conferencing tools – Collaborate
  10. Easy course copy

Training Choices
Throughout the academic year training sessions are offered on a variety of topics which include Blackboard and other technologies. These sessions are delivered face-to-face on both the Main and Monroe Campus as well as online through Blackboard’s Web-Conferencing Tool, Collaborate.

Online Registration for all Blackboard & Technology Training sessions is preferred. Click on the following link to register:

Training Topics (Online Pre-registration Required)
For instructors who are new to the Blackboard platform, or for those instructors who need to refresh their learning on a particular area of Blackboard, we offer training throughout the semester on the following:

  1. Getting Started in Blackboard: Edit mode, posting an Announcement, Adding Documents/Syllabus, create Folders, send Email, set Course Available & Enrollment of Students
  2. Building Your Course: Discussion Boards, Assignments, Grading, and File Compression
  3. Quality Design and Customize Your Blackboard Course: Essential design approaches for web-enhanced, hybrid or online courses plus uses of dynamic learning tools to enhance student engagement and accountability through Safe Assign or Respondus LockDown Browser.

Online Registration for all Blackboard & Technology Training sessions is preferred. Click on the following link to register:

All Main Campus, Monroe Campus and Online Training Sessions are open to ALL Faculty.

Training Resources:
Self-paced training using the step-by-step training documents and multimedia tutorials are available for you on a 24/7 basis.

Click here for all Blackboard & Technology Resources

Multimedia Tutorials on Blackboard:

Faculty Training Tutorials:

Student Focused Tutorials:

Please contact me at 610-861-5534 or if I can be of assistance.

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