Orientation in Blackboard

Blackboard 9.1

Blackboard 9.1 is the learning management system used at Muskegon Community College.A student can access course materials that instructors make available through Blackboard.  Course materials may include:

  • PowerPoint
  • videos
  • reading and writing assignments
  • links to other web pages
  • YouTube video
  • quizzes/tests

Each instructor is responsible for his or her own course within Blackboard. Blackboard is accessed through MyMCC.

Muskegon Community College Orientation and Guides to Online Learning

Problems? Contact the MCC Help Desk at 866-718-5170

Note that the items marked with * are video/audio and require speakers or headset to listen.

Course Site Orientation

Distance Education at MCC

Orientation to Your Course Sites Student’s Guide to Distance Education at MCC
Student’s Guide to Blackboard Using WebAdvisor to Find Information About Online Classes

Blackboard Features Tutorials

Wimba Pronto for IM and Audio Calls

Assignments and Grades Download and Set Up Wimba [on each computer you use]
*Turning in Assignments on Blackboard*Turning In SafeAssign Assignments Note that all MCC computer labs have Wimba available!
*Viewing Your Grades *How to Use the Chat for IM, Group IM, and Audio Calls
Sending eMail within Blackboard
*eMail Tool in Blackboard
Discussion Boards
*Using Blackboard Discussion Boards
Headsets and Microphones
Using USB Headsets with Microphones
Provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Institute and Office of Distance Education at Muskegon Community College