Blackboard Training Information

​​​You must complete Blackboard training prior to using Blackboard. DMACC policy reads: All on-line instructors must be trained and certified on using the Blackboard Learning Management Sy​stem (LMS) by the Distance Learning department.

Training Options

  1. Web Enhanced Training - to teach Web Enhanced courses, including using the gradebook
    • Covers basic necesseties, such as the DMACC Template, Announcements, Syllabus, Your Instructor contact information, and the Grade Center​
    • Requires you to start setting up your gradebook
    • Note: If you only plan to teach face-to-face courses with a Blackboard component or only need to use the online gradebook, sign up for this training.
  2. Blackboard 9 Training - to teach Web Enhanced, Web Blended, and/or fully Online courses
    • Covers everything in the Web Enhanced Training with additional requirements for tools, such as Tests, Assignments, Discussion Boards, and Journals
    • ​Requires you to develop 3 weeks of a fully onli​ne course
    • Note: If you ever plan to teach a web blended or fully online course, sign up for this training.

How the Training W​or​ks

  • Sign up for one of the training options using the appropriate form below. Note: You will NOT receive a confirmation email.
  • You will receive login instructions in your DMACC email by 4PM Central on the session start date.
  • The entire Blackboard training course is completed online. Our Instructional Designers are available by email, telephone, or in-person if you would like extra assistance.
  • In order to successfully complete the training, all required work must be completed by the end date listed for your session.

Summer 2017 Sessions - Blackboard 9​ Training

(Grey text indicates that session is no longer available.)

Session 1 Online
Start: Tuesday, May 30
End: Tuesday, June 20 at 10AM CST

Session 2 Online
Start: Tuesday, June 27
End: Tuesday, July 18 at 10AM CST

​Session 3 Online
Start: Friday, July 21
End: Friday, August 11 at 10AM CST​​

​Summer 2017 Sessions - Web Enhanced Training

We will be scheduling Getting Started meetings on various DMACC campuses. Information coming soon!​

If you would like to get started on your own, sign-up by filling out the Web Enhanced Training Form.​


If you have any questions about the Training, please ​contact one of the Instructional Designers for Distance Learning.