Blackboard allows our students and staff access to courses they are taking, teaching or observing. The course materials are available within each individual course build , but the Global Navigation (top right corner of the screen) provides access to personal information, settings, notifications, updates, grades, messages, calendar, posts and so on.
Navigate a Course
Common elements exist in each Blackboard course. A common template is used to load courses at the U of S into Blackboard. Common menu items (on the left side of the screen) include Course Homepage (source of course notifications) , Syllabus, Course Materials, Email, My Grades, Announcements, Evaluations. Instructors may add additional items on the left side menu by selecting the large plus sign (+) at the top left of the menu when the Edit Mode is ON.
Instructors may view the course as a student by selection the Student Preview Icon located beside the Edit Mode button.