The tutorials below will serve as a helpful resource while taking an online course.

***Students will not be able to access spring 2021 courses in their Blackboard Course List until January 19, 2021. Please note, late start courses will be available in Blackboard on the date the late start course begins.***

Blackboard Learn

GSU currently has Blackboard Learn 9.1 3900. These tutorials provide instruction on how to utilize Blackboard within your course.

Collaborate Ultra

Collaborate Ultra is GSU’s web conferencing software, which allows Instructors to interact with students virtually. Instructors may setup virtual office hours, live lectures, or pre recorded lectures.

Student App

Blackboard's Student Mobile app allows students a quick and easy way to oversee courses. Students also have the ability to connect with their instructor and other students and view their course content.

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents, and videos.

Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor

LockDown Browser is a custom browser that only allows users to view the testing environment within the Learning Management System. In addition with LockDown Browser, Monitor uses a webcam and analytics to prevent cheating.

Webex

Webex is another web conferencing software that allows users to meet virtually, similar to GSU Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

Via

Via by Watermark is a tool used by faculty and administrators for assessment reporting on key assessment assignments against standards sets for department accreditation. It is also used by students for key assessment assignment submission and to create online portfolios.

Aqua

Aqua by Watermark is a tool used by faculty and administrators for juried assessment projects and standards reporting on capstone assignments for department accreditation. It is also used by students for capstone assignment submission.