Information Technology Services

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Blackboard Essentials Training

Faculty new to USD are required to attend a Blackboard new user training session prior to teaching in Blackboard. These sessions cover USD-specific Blackboard information related to setting up your course, utilizing the system, and learning the basic features most commonly used by faculty teaching in Blackboard.

Sign up for a new user training

New user training sessions are offered regularly throughout the semester and summer. Please view and sign up for these sessions on the IT Training Calendar here.

Subject-specific trainings

In-depth trainings on various Blackboard topics, such as the Grade Center, Tests and Assessments, communication tools, plagiarism-detection tools and more are offered by the iTeam. You can find these trainings on the IT Training Calendar by searching for "Blackboard."