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The Blackboard Learning System is a virtual learning environment and course management system. Its main purposes are to add online elements to courses traditionally delivered face-to-face and to develop completely online courses with few or no face-to-face meetings.

Please review the Blackboard Standard Operating Procedures for policies regarding support and requests for copying courses, combining courses, and the schedule for archiving courses.

Blackboard ALLY
Blackboard ALLY
Classroom Technologies
Faculty Resources
VideoTools
Student Resources
OER
Collaborate Web Conference
Assessment Tools
Mobile Apps

 

Eligibility

All faculty and students automatically have access to Blackboard. Instructors can submit a request to create a Guest account in their course for users outside of the Pace community.

HOW TO GET THIS SERVICE

Instructors can begin accessing their course in Blackboard once they have been assigned to the course by their department in Banner. Access begins 4 months before the official course start-date. Instructors have access to the course 3 years after the course ends.

Students can begin accessing their courses on the official start-date of the course. Instructors can optionally choose to manually make their course available to students up to 3 weeks before the official start-date to provide early access to students. Students have access up to 6 weeks after the official end date.

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Why Use Blackboard?

Organization: Access to everything in one place, open communication and the ability to track student performance. With Blackboard, you can:

  • Upload a syllabus

  • Create discussion boards

  • Post announcements

  • Calculate grades

  • And much more

Diversification: We all learn differently. Connect with all learning modalities by leveraging multimodal teaching technologies.

  • Create interactive Kaltura video assignments

  • Use Turnitin to detect plagiarism and give feedback

  • Bring your lectures to life with NBC Learn video clips

  • Embed Lynda.com training modules

SUPPORT

For general questions and requests, please create a Help Desk ticket.

1. Log in to help.pace.edu using your MyPace username and password

2. Click on Request tab

3. Select the following Request Type: Information Technology > Blackboard and choose a sub-request type based on your question

4. Provide the needed information in all requested fields, include your course information

Note: The information icon will provide further details of what is requested from the input field.

5. Click the Save button.

For immediate support during regular hours, please contact Academic Technology and someone will assist you.

Academic Technology

NYC Campus
One Pace Plaza
Department Phone: (212) 346-1661
PLV Campus
Wilcox
Room 25D
Department Phone: (914) 773-3664
Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
acadtech@pace.edu

Blackboard FAQ


When can I access my course in Blackboard?

Instructor access begins 4 months prior to the course start date.

Student access is instructor-dependent, up to 3 weeks prior to the course start date.


At the end of the semester, Blackboard courses will be…

Available to faculty online: the past 3 years

Archived: the past 6 years

Deleted: 7 years and older

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