Blackboard Learn is currently available to anyone and is accessible by going to learn.bu.edu
Blackboard Learn courses are either in the Original format or the Ultra format. The two formats are very similar, but their differences are noted on the TechWeb documentation pages for comparison.
To create a course, or copy a course from a previous semester to the current one, visit www.bu.edu/help/blackboard/ or click the Help button on any screen in Blackboard.
- Check out our quick start guides for faculty
- Create a Course
- Download Assignments
- Collaboration Tools
- Announcement Tools
- Attend one of our Blackboard Learn tutorials
- Watch some helpful videos provided by Blackboard Inc.
- Use vendor tools with Blackboard Learn
- Audience response systems
- Grading assistance tools
- Multimedia content tools
Archive your course
Older Blackboard course sites will be archived after 5 years in accordance with the Archive & Retention Policy
After archiving, the courses will be stored for an additional 2 years. For longer retention, please see this guide on how you can save your course site.
The IT Help Center will answer any questions you have concerning your Blackboard course site. You can get in touch with us online at www.bu.edu/help/blackboard (or by clicking on the Help button on any screen in Blackboard), by email at email@example.com, or by phone at 353-HELP(4357).