What is Blackboard?

  • Blackboard Learn

    What is Blackboard Learn?
    Blackboard is a web-based Learning Management System (LMS) that enables Morton College educators to provide students with course materials, class discussions, assignments and assessments online. Blackboard is a powerful tool that can enhance both on-campus and distance only learning experiences.

    Blackboard Learn is the successor of previous Blackboard LMS CE8. Current version: Blackboard Learn ™ Course Delivery SP13 - Enterprise License (9.1.120113.0)

    Blackboard Support

    For technical support, contact the Management Information System(MIS) Help Desk at (708)656-8000 Ext 2444. or HelpDesk@morton.edu.

    Summer 2015 Courses

    *Faculty NO LONGER need to fill out a course request form. However, if you want to merge enrollment of multiple sections into one course site, need assistance to copy content from previous taught course, please fill out 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

    April 9, 2015 – Summer courses add into the Blackboard Learn (BbLearn). Faculty may access their course sites in Blackboard by 4:30pm

    May 15, 2015 – Student enrollment add into the BbLearn learning management system

    May 18, 2015 – All summer courses set to available. Students may access to their summer course sites through the BbLearn (depending on their course start-date)

    August 14, 2015 – Last day that students can access their summer courses through BbLearn 

    August 15, 2015 – All summer courses becomes unavailable to student, faculty can still access their courses

    Spring 2015 Course Dates

    May 29, 2015 – Last day that students can access spring 2015 courses through the Blackboard LMS
    May 30, 2015 – All spring 2015 courses becomes unavailable to student, faculty can still access their courses