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Blackboard Information

 All Mt. SAC faculty and students access Blackboard through the MyMtSAC Portal at:


Faculty are encouraged to use Blackboard's Learning System to facilitate traditional as well as Distance Learning courses. To do this, faculty must complete the following:

  •  Blackboard Basics (first time users) - 3 options available offered by POD
    •  Bb Basics through on campus 2-session workshops
    •  Bb Basics through Bb Challenge (arranged, done independently and supervised at OLSC)
    •  Bb Basics Online (arranged, done independently in online mode)

To become more proficient and effective in the use of Blackboard, faculty are encouraged to also  attend these workshops, offered through POD:

  •  Blackboard Grade Center
  •  Blackboard Assessments
  •  Blackboard Communications
  •  Image Editing for Blackboard
  •  Copyright and Library Content in Your Blackboard Course
  •  DL Pedagogies I - Designing the Course
  •  DL Pedagogies II - Teaching the Course
  •  DL Pedagogies III - Improving the Course

Important Blackboard Information and Links: