A learning management system, or course site, is a web-based system for managing course materials. Instructors can make announcements, share course materials, and enhance discussion, all in one easily accessible location. Managing a course becomes much simpler with a course site, and the site provides significant benefits to your students. Share all of your course materials in one central location. Encourage student participation with the included collaboration and communication tools. All of your course materials can be easily reused in future semesters. Features include:

  • Information sharing – Post announcements and reading materials for the entire class – easily and without paper.
  • Automated user management – New students are automatically enrolled in all courses with a University Registrar roster.
  • Test manager – Create quizzes and tests for your students that can be taken online – graded automatically.
  • Discussion boards – Enhance student communication with an area for students to post comments, questions, and assignments.
  • Online gradebook – Update your students’ grades 24/7.

To use a course site, we suggest a supported web browser. Each product is different, so be sure to check the requirements for the one you are using: Blackboard Learn or Blackboard Vista.

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