For Instructors

How do I request a Blackboard Course?
  • Faculty can request to have a course in Blackboard by using the Blackboard New Course Request Form. You may need to login to access the form.
  • If you do not see your your course, your name may not have been added to it yet.
How do I login to Blackboard?
  • After you have logged into CazNET, click on the Blackboard icon in the upper right corner. You will be required to login separately OR
  • Click Blackboard Login (this will open a new window)
What if I forgot or need to change my password?
If you forgot your password you have several options to change it:
  1. Click the Forgot Password? link on the Blackboard login screen; follow instructions to change it.
  2. Send an email to support (add @cazenovia.edu) or call our ICT Support Desk at 315.655.7777 to request to have your password changed.
How do I make my course available to students?
To make your course available:
  • Click on the Control Panel in your course.
  • Click on Settings in the Course Options section.
  • Click on Course Availability;
  • Change No to Yes and click Submit.
How are my students adding to my course?
  • ICT will enroll your students into your course approximately 2 weeks prior to the semester starting. They will update the enrollment on a daily basis through out the add/drop period. If a student is added to your course after the add/drop period ends, instructors will need to add students to their course.
How can I see a list of enrolled students?
  • Click on the Control Panel in your course.
  • Click List/Modify Users in the User Management section.
  • Click the tab with List All
  • Click the button with List All
Who removes students from my course?
  • It is the instructor's responsiblity to remove students from their courses when they drop the course. ICT is not aware when students drop a course.
How do I remove students from my course?
  • Click on the Control Panel in your course.
  • Click on Remove Users from Course,
  • Click the tab with List All
  • Click the button with List All
  • Check the box next to the name you you need to remove,
  • Type the word Yes in the box (needs to be exact),
  • Click the Submit button,
  • A message will display asking, 'This action is fianl and cannot be undone. Continue? Click OK if you are sure.
What Web browser do you recommend using to access Blackboard?
  • Window Users: XP/Vista (32/64 bit) Internet Explorer 7/8 or Firefox 3.5/3.6
  • Window Users: Windows 7 Internet 8 or Firefox 3.6
  • Macintosh Users: OSX 10.5/10.6 Safari 4.0/3.x or Firefox 3.5/3.6
  • Please see Technical Requirements for additional information.
Reusing Blackboard course materials
I want to reuse my Blackboard course materials from my Blackboard course last term or a different term. How do I copy course materials from one Blackboard course to another?
  1. Click on the Control Panel in the your course that you want to copy your materials from.
  2. Click on Course Copy
  3. Click on Copy Course Materials into an Existing
  4. Click the Browse... button to select the course you want to copy to.
  5. A new window will open to Search for Courses, click the Search button to display the courses you are teaching.
  6. Click the Select button next to the course you want to copy to.
  7. In the Select Course Materials section, check the boxes that you want to copy to your course.
  8. Click the Submit button, you will receive an email when the process has been completed.
Another option is to request ICT to import material from a previous course into your new course using the Blackboard New Course Request Form. You may need to login to access the form.

How can I add another instructor or a TA to my course site in Blackboard?
  • Click on the Control Panel in your course.
  • Click Enroll User from the User Management section.
  • Type the last name in the search text box and click Search.
  • Check the box next to the name you need to add.
  • Click the Submit button.