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Blackboard (Learning Management System)

Student Staff Faculty


Blackboard Learn will be replacing WebCT CE8 in August 2012 after 10+ years of service. The new system will provide USD with a robust, full-featured set of tools for managing online classes to enhance student learning. The ATS training unit will be coordinating training sessions on the product.

Available to

Student, Staff, Faculty Faculty, staff, and students


Provide digital content for courses, including lectures, quizzes, and assignment submission. It also allows for collaboration through chat and message boards


Faculty/staff instructors must attend a basic training course before courses can be added. All users must have a compatible web browser for access.

How to use

Training is available at


Course creation, training, and advanced support are available through the iTeam at (619) 260-7400 or Basic client support also is available through the ITS Help Desk at (619) 260-7900 or



Getting started

For more information on the transition, please visit There, you can learn about training opportunities and can request a sandbox course to learn how to best prepare for the migration

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