is a web-based software program that is used to support
flexible teaching and learning in face-to-face and
distance courses. It provides tools and facilities for
online course management, content management and sharing,
assessment management, and online collaboration and
communication. Blackboard allows professors to post
grades, information, and assignments in an online course
course that is scheduled for each semester gets a
Blackboard course site created. Once
a course is in Banner, faculty are assigned to the course.
As students register, they are automatically enrolled in
their Blackboard course sites. That information is then sent to the secure
a private portal for
students and faculty.