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Getting Started With Blackboard Learn

Getting Started With Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Learn is the Learning Management System (LMS) used at Loyola University New Orleans. In the Blackboard system you'll find the content of the courses in which you are enrolled, including links to readings and videos, homework assignments, and online tests. The information below is designed to help the first-time user of Blackboard make a successful start.

Blackboard Orientation for Students

Blackboard Orientation for Students

(Each part is available as a video or a slide presentation)


Part 1: Logging In (3 minutes 31 seconds, or 11 slides)

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Part 2: Navigating Blackboard (3 minutes 56 seconds, or 10 slides)

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Part 3: The Course Menu (2 minutes 53 seconds, or 9 slides)

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Part 4: Written Work (3 minutes 43 seconds, or 10 slides)

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Part 5: Taking Tests (5 minutes 3 seconds, or 10 slides)
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Part 6: Checking Grades (1 minute 52 seconds, or 5 slides)
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Part 7: Blackboard Calendar (42 seconds, or 4 slides)
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Part 8: Getting Help (1 minute 59 seconds, or 7 slides)
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Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Click Here to visit Blackboard's "Getting Started" help page for students. 

Click Here to visit Loyola's general help page for Blackboard users.