Course Tools Help

For support, please email servicedesk@usask.ca or call 306-966-2222 (toll free 1-800-966-4817)

The instructor features in your course include a Course Menu, Control Panel, Student Preview, Edit Mode, Action Bar and Contextual Menus. The link provided outlines the key Instructor Features. If you have not used the system before, please take a moment to access this information now.

U of S Course Tools / Blackboard is a web-based course management system that makes it easy for instructors to distribute materials, provide assessments, communicate, manage large classes and monitor progress of students. This free, supported service is available to all instructors at the University of Saskatchewan.  All U of S courses are loaded into Course Tools / Blackboard at the start of each term and instructors may customize their course with various options.

For more information, to request a test or development course, and to find out about other services such as e-portfolios, lecture capture, video conferencing, collaboration and other e-learning technologies, contact servicedesk@usask.ca