Portal (Blackboard) Help

Portal (Blackboard) is the University of Toronto (U of T) instutionally suuported web-based, course management system that is used to deliver lectures, notes, assignments and other materials, communicate with students, and perform other functions. This is the system you can use to share course materials with your students. Blackboard is integrated with ACORN/ROSI (U of T's student information system). The log-in page will also contain important announcements from the university.

How to login to Portal (Blackboard)

Links to Portal (Blackboard) instructions

Course Setup
Ten easy steps and video to get you started in setting up your Blackboard course.

Assignments
The assignment tool in Blackboard allows students to submit written assignments directly within Blackboard. Find out how to create and grade an assignment and how to use advance tools such as Inline Grading and the Blackboard Turnitin Integration.

Tests and Surveys
You can use Blackboard to run quizzes/tests and surveys in your course.

Grade Center
The Grade Center can help you collect and organize student grades and feedback, and share this information with students.

More
Additional information on using Blackboard such as grafting two or more courses together, guest access, end of term procedures, online test accomodations, setting up groups and more.