The Teaching & Learning Commons supports Blackboard and its related technologies. For assistance with any of these, please contact the Teaching & Learning Commons at TLC@pierpont.edu. You may also call 304-367-4810.
Service Pack 12 Information
Our current version of Blackboard is Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 12. Here is some helpful information on this service pack:
Service Pack 12 Instructor Information - see the menu on the left side of the page for information on specific topics.
Blackboard Manuals & Resources:
Blackboard Learn 9.1 is our online course management systems which provides a set of tools that facilitate a web-based learning environment.
Blackboard Learn 9.1 On Demand Learning Center
Blackboard provides short, on-demand videos and resources for building content, communication, collaboration, and assessment. Each of the links below provides several helpful videos and documents.
Publisher Content Assistance
Blackboard Learn 9.1 Tutorials
For additional information regarding Blackboard Learn 9.1, click here.
Other Helpful Links:
Wimba develops collaborative software for online education. Live Classroom is available in all Blackboard Learn 9.1 courses.
StudyMate Class, a companion tool to Respondus, is a tool which can be used to create learning objects, practice quizzes and unscored exams.
StudyMate Class Demo Video (requires Adobe Flash Player)
Respondus is a software tool which can be used to create quizzes and exams offline in the Windows environment and then be printed or published directly to Blackboard Vista.
Respondus 4.0 Demo Videos (require Adobe Flash Player)
Respondus LockDown Browser™ is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.
LockDown Browser Demo Video (requires Adobe Flash Player)
The Safe Assign plagiarism tool makes it easy to identify students who submit unoriginal work, and also acts as a powerful deterrent to stop plagiarism before it starts.
Student response technology is an effective tool that helps facilitate pedagogical best practices and enhance student learning.
This guide was designed to help with the formatting of syllabuses, course descriptions, outlines, etc., for Blackboard documents. These are basic HTML codes that will allow you to easily format a document to be viewed over the Internet