Blackboard

    Online Teaching and Learning Support - Blackboard Support

    For technical support, contact the Management Information System(MIS) Help Desk at (708)656-8000 Ext 2444. or send an email to HelpDesk@morton.edu.  A helpdesk ticket will be opened on your behalf and our staff will update the case status, all updates will be sent to your email provided. 

    Set up Blackboard Course Sites

    Get Started Checklist for instructors

    *Faculty NO LONGER need to fill out a course request form.You will have to fill out the online form only if you want to merge enrollment of multiple sections into one course site, or need assistance to copy content from previous taught course. Here is the link to  the online merge enrollment form. Once multiple course sections are merged, making changes to the course ID, name, or section number is not recommended. So please make sure you have verified each course section number and be sure to enter correct information and click “submit” button only once!

    *Students’ last course access date is two weeks after the end of each semester. The end of access date will apply to all courses (16 week regular, late starting, and short-term courses) unless instructor make changes.

    Important Dates for Bb Learn courses

    Spring 2018

    Nov 3, 2017– adding Spring courses into the Blackboard LMS. Faculty may access their course sites and start develop course content in Blackboard
    Jan 11, 2018 – add student enrollment into the Blackboard. All spring courses set to available. Students start to have access to their spring course sites through the Blackboard LMS (depending on their course start-dates) Faculty who want students to have early access may contact Blackboard Admin(Xiaoling Gan) or Helpdesk. 
    June 5, 2018 – Last day that students can access their spring courses through the Blackboard. All spring courses becomes unavailable to student, faculty can still access their courses

    Summer 2017

    April 11, 2017 – add summer courses add into the Blackboard Learn (BbLearn). Faculty may access their course sites in Blackboard
    May 19, 2017 – add summer course enrollments into the BbLearn learning management system. All summer courses set to available. Students may access to their summer course sites through the BbLearn (depending on their course start-date)
    May 30, 2017 - Summer semester starts with 1st 5-week session
    August 21, 2017 – Last day that students can access their summer courses through BbLearn. All summer courses becomes unavailable to student. Faculty can still access their courses

    Fall 2017

    May 18, 2017 - add fall courses add into the Blackboard Learn (BbLearn). Faculty may access their course sites in Blackboard
    August 15,2017 - Add fall course enrollments into BbLearn.  Students may access to their course sites through the BbLearn (depending on their course start-date).
    August 21, 2017 - Fall semester begins