What is Blackboard?
Blackboard is a web-based learning management system (LMS) designed to support fully online courses or provide a space for face-to-face course supplementation. Blackboard provides many types of tools and features for enriching the learning experience.
How does it work?
Blackboard provides a space for each course taught each semester. Student enrollments and faculty assignments are handled automatically by the system. A fully functional course space, called a “shell,” provides tools for displaying content, interacting with other students, and and supports various media types for creating engaging content. Students can access their course via Bb Mobile on Islander Mobile app.
Blackboard can also be used for:
How to login to Blackboard?
- Access Bb at https://bb9.tamucc.edu
- Login through the Central Authentication Service (CAS) to have access to Blackboard and other services available.
- Use your Island ID and password. Need help? Call 361-825-2692.
How to use Blackboard?
- Free Student Orientations workshops are offered periodically
- Contact the Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies for more information.
- Student Guides and Tutorials can be found at:
Blackboard Technical Requirements
To ensure your computer runs properly in Blackboard on either PC or MAC, take the following steps to Prepare Your Computer for Blackboard.
Blackboard Mobile Apps: Bb Mobile or Bb Student can be downloaded for free. Sign in with the university credentials.
Current Version: Blackboard Learn 9.1
Blackboard Tutorials and Resources