Information Technology

Learning Management System - Blackboard Faculty Support


Dear Faculty, please be sure to request your Blackboard course sections for the Spring 14!

Request a Blackboard Section


What is Blackboard?

Blackboard is a learning management system used for both online and face to face classes. Blackboard provides a powerful and easy to use set of tools which faculty can use for teaching a course. Students can access Blackboard sites anywhere, anytime 24/7 to get access to course content posted by faculty. Support for the Blackboard system to both faculty & students is available 24/7.

How to use Blackboard

Getting help with Blackboard

Is there a handout I can give out to students?
The Student Guide for Online Courses covers student access to information at UMass Boston including: WISER, Email, Blackboard, Wimba and Technical Support.

I need help designing my course. Is there someone who can help me?
Yes, Instructional Design Consulting is available. To request consulting services contact the Learning Management Systems Group at

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