This web page introduces the essentials of using Blackboard Learn at Loyola University New Orleans. It is designed primarily for instructors with little or no experience using a Learning Management System.
to log in to Blackboard for Loyola New Orleans (located at loyno.blackboard.com).
Your username is your 8-digit Campus Wide ID number. If you've never logged in before, your starter password is the first two letters of your first name followed by the last four digits of your Social Security Number. You can change your password inside of Blackboard at any time (make sure you can remember the new password). To change your password, log in to Blackboard then click on your name near the top of the gray panel on the left side of the Blackboard screen, then click on "Change Password."
If you are unfamiliar with logging in to Blackboard and navigating inside of it, to visit Loyola's Blackboard Orientation pages. You might want to review "Part 1: Logging In" and "Part 2: Navigating Blackboard."
Some related help and policies available online:
Click on any of the tabs at the top of this page to select a topic. The available tabs and topics are:
|Find a Course||Finding one course on your list of courses|
|Inside a Course||Basic navigation inside of a Blackboard course|
|Text Editor||The Blackboard Text Editing tool (Buidling Content)|
|Attach a File||Attaching files to parts of a course for student access|
|Announcements||Sending announcements to the class|
|Send Email||Sending email messages to the class or to individual students in a class|
|Add Content||Add content to a course|
|Create Assignment||Create an assignment for student essays and other work|
|Create Test||Create a test for students to take on Blackboard|
|Discussion Board||Setting up discussions board forums for online (asynchronous) discussions|
|Grading Online||Grading Assignments and Tests Online|
|Grade Center||Working with the Grade Center (Grade Book) inside of a course|
|Collaborate||Using Blackboard Collaborate to record video presentations and for web conferencing|