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Academic Technology Launchpad: Blackboard

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

What is Blackboard?

  • MATC's online Learning Management System
  • Used with many, but not all, courses
  • May include syllabus, assignments, discussions, quizzes, links and more
  • Tip: You probably won't see your course listed in Blackboard until the start date

New Box View for Inline Grading Coming Soon - January 2018

Fall 2017 Crocodoc view (left) compared to the new Box view (right) for Spring 2018

comparison of 2 views crocodoc and box viewImprovements: More file types supported including images and videos, better rendering and printing allowed, although annotations won't print. 


Getting started with a practice course

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Note: This is not the prerequisite Orientation to Online & Accelerated Learning Digital Measures Course required before enrolling into online courses.
If you would like access to a practice course - that may help you get started using Blackboard, either:
  • OR Self-enroll: Log into Blackboard. Use the Course Catalog module on your myBlackboard page. Search for a course titled Student Blackboard Orientation and you'll be able to self-enroll and explore.