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Change your password
by: Susan Rayborn - June 8th, 2015

Your Blackboard login is the same as your SOAR login. You’ll find directions to change your password at – iTech’s . . . (read more)


Grades – How to access instructor comments on graded assignment.
by: Susan Rayborn - October 11th, 2016

Accessing the instructor’s comments added to graded assignments can be frustrating. Here are some tips to make the process easier. . . . (read more)


Grades – How to view your grades in Blackboard
by: Megan Mulloy - May 19th, 2014

How to view grades that have been posted by your instructor.


HELP with Blackboard – Technical Support Info
by: Megan Mulloy - May 15th, 2014

For login or password problems, contact the iTech Helpdesk at 601-266-HELP(4357). Press 5 for a Helpdesk Technician. For technical issues . . . (read more)


Quick Start Guide for Online Students
by: Megan Mulloy - May 15th, 2014

Before attempting to log into your online course, download the browser Firefox. Use Firefox (or Google Chrome) instead of Internet Explorer . . . (read more)


Required Plugins for Blackboard.
by: Susan Rayborn - July 16th, 2015

Java – https://java.com/en/download/ Adobe Reader – https://get.adobe.com/reader/ Adobe Flash – https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Adobe Shockwave – https://get.adobe.com/shockwave/ QuickTime – https://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/    


Self Enrolling in an Open Course
by: Mark Ferguson - January 12th, 2016

Departments and organizations on campus will often have an open Blackboard course they use as a content area or knowledge . . . (read more)


Submitting an Assignment
by: Susan Rayborn - February 26th, 2014

This document provides all the information you will need to submit an assignment through Blackboard.  


Taking Quizzes in Blackboard
by: Megan Mulloy - May 19th, 2014

Tips and instructions on taking quizzes and tests in Blackboard.


Trouble viewing QuickTime videos through Blackboard
by: Susan Rayborn - September 17th, 2015

In order to view the videos your instructor has loaded into Blackboard, you will need to download and install QuickTime™ . . . (read more)


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