Blackboard Tips

Blackboard’s online documentation:

ISU is using Blackboard 9, Service Pack 14 as of Aug. 16, 2014

Information from Blackboard:

For Students: 

For Instructors: 


Blackboard Learn assistance at ISU:

For Students:

For Instructors:


College of Human Science’s Blackboard Tips, Training, Consultation:

  • Contact Karla Embleton, embleton@iastate.edu , (515) 294-9198, 306 MacKay Hall
  • Some  of the following tips refer to earlier versions of Blackboard. In most cases, the process will not have changed.

Blackboard: General Use

Blackboard: Course Management and Design

Blackboard: Adding Content

Blackboard: Communication Methods and Tools

Blackboard: Assignments

Blackboard: Tests and Surveys

Blackboard: Grade Center