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Mercer Online Videos and Information

Blackboard Basics (video 56:11 )  - Comprehensive video of the Blackboard Information Session.

Online Learning Best Practices – (.pdf) A list of best practices for Online Learning.

The Course Environment
 - (.pdf) A visual breakdown of the Blackboard course environment.

Support Documents for Blackboard (OneDrive shared folder) – Includes Blackboard training information on Announcements, Calendar Assignments, discussion boards and more.

Blackboard Playlists

MercerOnline-Blackboard Learn (original view) Tutorials (videos) Includes Blackboard information on course copies, submitting grades and more.

Creating Announcements and Notifications

Creating Announcements (video 0:52) - Announcements are an idea way to post time sensitive information critical to course success.


Discussion Boards

Creating Discussion Boards  (video 1:46) - This tutorial will demonstrate how to create forums and threads to organize discussions into units or topics.

Setting Discussion Boards to "Read-Only"  (video 2:01) - This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a discussion form and make it "read only". 

Course Copies

How to Copy Course Content (video 6:46) - This tutorial will demonstrate how to copy course content.

Course Copy Original Learn (.pdf)


Exporting & Archiving Original Learn (.pdf)

Performance Dashboard

The Performance Dashboard (video 1:05) - The performance dashboard helps you monitor student progress and keep students on track.