Online Engineering Faculty Training

Trainings marked with should be reviewed annually.


Get Started

  • Get Started for Instructors (PDF)
  • Course Content Basics (PDF)
  • Control Panel Basics (PDF)
  • Make a Course Available (PDF)
  • View & Print Student Rosters (PDF)
  • Add Teaching Assistants (PDF)
  • Merge Course Rosters (PDF)
  • Create and Manage Groups (PDF)
  • Create Shortcut Links (PDF)
  • Use SafeAssign (Video)

Course Materials

Communicate with Students

  • Communicate with your Students (PDF)
  • Post an Announcement (PDF)
  • Set up a Discussion Forum (PDF | Video)
  • Send an Email through Blackboard (PDF)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

  • Get Started for Moderators (PDF | Video)
  • Create Weekly Classroom Sessions (PDF)
  • Set the Session Settings (HTML | Video)
  • Attendance Reports (PDF)
  • View and Download Recordings (PDF)
  • Manage Participants (HTML)
  • Share Files (HTML)
  • Record Sessions (PDF)
  • Emergency Launch a WebEx Meeting (PDF)



  • Grade Center Good Practices (PDF)
  • Download the Grade Center (PDF)



Final Grades

  • Enter Final Grades (PDF)


  • Webinar: Using Zoom in Blackboard (Video)
  • Schedule and Join Meeting (PDF)
  • Record A Video Presentation (PDF)
  • Creating and Using Polls (PDF)
  • Using Breakout Rooms (PDF)
  • Access Course Meeting Attendance and Poll Reports (PDF)
  • Access Course Meeting Cloud Recordings (PDF)


For backup if Blackboard Ultra is down


  • WebEx Checklist (PDF)
  • Allow Someone to Schedule on Your Behalf (PDF)
  • Adjust Audio (PDF)
  • Adjust Mic Settings (PDF)


  • Share Slides (Desktop & Sharefile) (PDF)
  • Use the Annotation Tools (PDF)
  • Control Slides (PDF)
  • Host a Session/Use the Recorder (PDF)
  • Reclaim the Host Role (PDF)
  • Use the Chat Feature (PDF)
  • End a Session (Ending vs. Leaving) (PDF)

Technical Support

Faculty Support

Student Support