Meet BlackboardBlackboard is a web-based course management tool utilized at Saint Peter's University as an extension of the regular face-to-face (F2F) classroom as well as a vehicle by which to offer online/web-based course offerings. It combines several tools into one easy-to use point and click Graphical User Interface (GUI) that anyone who can surf the web will find easy to access and utilize. Blackboard is a password-protected environment administered by Instructional Technology and supported by Information, Network and User Services.
Faculty and Student Materials
Instructional Technology will be working in conjunction with the Distance Learning Committee to provide Blackboard training for Faculty members. Please check the Distance Learning Committee Intranet site for scheduled workshops, or to learn more. You can log in using your Saint Peter's ID and Password.
A sign-up sheet for Blackboard and other Instructional Technology training for Fall 2016 will be made available to Students, Staff and Faculty by the end of Summer 2016.
A Blackboard tutorial for Students can be found below.Blackboard tutorials for Faculty can be found here:
- "Building Your Course" Playlist (A set of short video tutorials that help instructors build online courses using Blackboard Learn.)
- "Assessing Learners" Playlist (These videos cover Tests, SafeAssign, Rubrics, and the Grade Center.)
- "Communication and Collaboration" Playlist (Short tutorials and how to use the communication and collaboration tools in Blackboard Learn.)
Top 10 Blackboard FAQ's for Students and Faculty (Last Updated 8/11/2015)Other tutorials will be made available throughout the year. Please check back often, as this page will be updated.
Get Help with Blackboard
Students and Faculty needing assistance can contact Robert Adelson at (201) 761-7806 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For urgent assistance during non-business hours or weekends, students and faculty can call (201) 761-7800 for technical support.Please note that it is no longer necessary for faculty to request shell creation using the Blackboard Course Shell Request Form. Shells are automatically created 4 weeks prior to the start of the term. If you have a special request for a shell that has not been created automatically, or do not see your shell appear when you log in to Blackboard, please contact Robert Adelson.