For employees (go to page for students and the pilot project)

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We are currently producing user guides, and new guides are published regularly.

How to get started in Blackboard.

User guides

Getting started!

Building content

Communication with students

  • Add contact information for lecturers
  • Creating and editing announcements
  • Using the calendar
  • The Bb Student app
  • Monitoring students using the retention center

Learning activities

  • Groups and tools for group work
  • Creating and editing group sets
  • Group enrollment
  • Creating and using discussion forums
  • Videoconferencing with Collaborate Ultra

Assignments, tests and surveys

  • Creating individual, obligatory assignments
  • Creating group assignments
  • Submitting an assignment
  • Creating tests and surveys 
  • Question types for tests and surveys
  • Reusing questions in tests 
  • Self and peer assessment


  • Overview of the grade center
  • Assessing course work
  • Using rubrics

Video tutorials

Support services

Blackboard - help for staff contains useful information and frequently asked questions.

Contact Orakel Support Services for technical or practical assistance with Blackboard.

If you have questions about e.g. access, improvements or desired functionality, please specify this.


    (735) 91500 

Important dates in 2017

  • 1 March: Employees will get access to Blackboard
  • 1 May: Courses for the academic year 2017/2018 are transferred and lecturers can build course content.
  • 15 July: Itslearning / Fronter closes.
  • 1 August: Blackboard is in full use.