Procedure Statement and Purpose:
The JumpStart program is for first-time faculty/instructor users of Blackboard. The purpose of the program is to provide faculty/instructors with an easy entry into using Blackboard.
Who Should Read this Procedure?
Faculty/Instructors at VCU who have never used Blackboard or created a Blackboard course.
Technology Services IT Support Center:
Responsibilities of First-time Faculty/Instructor User of Blackboard
I. The first-time faculty/instructor user of Blackboard will:
a. Submit a Remedy (IT Support Center) ticket that include: Course ID (ex. ACCT-101-001), an attached Word document version of the syllabus, contact information, and staff information (staff information is optional).
b. To create a Remedy ticket go to the VCU IT Support Center.
Responsibilities of Technology Services Learning Systems, End-User Support
II. The Learning Systems group in Technology Services will:
a. Create a new course shell for the faculty/instructor making the request.
b. Upload the course syllabus.
c. Provide instructions via VCU email informing the faculty/instructor of the next steps that need to be taken in order to benefit further from the system. The next step will include basic information for the following items:
This article was updated: 04/13/2016