Blackboard is a
web based tool that allows instructors to put course materials online for
easy access from anywhere. It could be used for asynchronous online courses
or as an enhancement for on campus courses. The communication tools in
Blackboard allow you to extend classroom discussions beyond the classroom,
send email or maintain virtual office hours.
the URL or web address to access Blackboard?
The web address
my Blackboard username and password and do I have a separate account for each
If you are a current SLCC instructor and assigned to a
class with a valid CRN, you may access Blackboard using your BannerWeb login
information.› To access your BannerWeb
information, go to http://www.stlcc.edu/sct-erp/facultyweb.html
and follow the login instructions provided.›
Your initial BannerWeb User ID is your
nine-digit Social Security Number (no dashes), or a number assigned by the
College. Your PIN is a six-digit Personal Identification Number. For
your information, your Blackboard Username is the same as your BannerWeb User
ID.› Likewise, your Blackboard
Password is the same as your BannerWeb PIN.›
How do I
change my password/PIN?
You will not be able to change your login information in
Blackboard.› All changes must be made
in BannerWeb and will take effect the next day.
How do I
get a new Blackboard course site?
All SLCC courses with a CRN will be generated automatically.› To request a non-CRN course, just complete
the online form at http://www.stlcc.edu/distance/blackboard/forms/application.html
and submit it to your campus Blackboard coordinator. Your course will be
created and you will be notified by email.
How do I
make sure my students can enroll and access my courses?
In order for
students to access your course, they must be currently registered for your
class. They will access your class using their BannerWeb UserID and PIN.
Why can't students see my class?
1) Initially, your course may be set to žunavailableÓ and you will need
to make it žavailableÓ. The Course Availability page is used to control
access to your course. All courses are set to unavailable by default.
your course available to students:
From your Course Website,
click on Control Panel.
Choose Course Settings, then Course Availability.
student may not be currently registered. You may see if the student is
enrolled by going to BannerWeb to access your class list.› If a student enrolled today, their
information will not be in Blackboard until the next day. The same
waiting period applies to withdrawals and other changes in student information
(updating email, reset passwords/PINs, addresses, etc.)
How do I enroll students in my course?
You no longer have the ability to enroll students in Blackboard.› Contact your campus Blackboard Coordinator
for instances in which you want to enroll students not registered for your
possible to give someone outside of St. Louis Community College access to my
Yes, you can either enable guest access to your course. If you would like to
add someone who is not officially enrolled in your course, or create an
account for an external user (say a guest speaker or colleague at another
institution), contact your Blackboard Coordinator.