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Faculty Get Started Guide

Blackboard is the course management system used at NIU. Faculty need their AccountID / A-ID and password to log in to Blackboard. Find more information below for getting started teaching with Blackboard.

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Blackboard Course Templates

Get a head start on building your Blackboard course with one of our optional course templates! The course templates provide a basic structure for your course based on organizing your content and assessments into a weekly folder structure.

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Technical Support and Student Help

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Teaching Support and Faculty Help

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