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What is Blackboard?


Why use it?

  • Ease of use.
  • University supported.
  • Industry Standard. Blackboard is ” the most widely used course management system in U.S. post-secondary schools.”
  • Positions and prepares Eastman for the Internet’s increasing role in education and its impact within the Music profession.

Think of The Possibilities…

To generalize, there are basically three kinds of classes taught here at Eastman: LecturesEnsembles and Studio lessons. Blackboard can enhance and bring new learning possibilities to each of these class types.


How do I use it?

University Resources

Resources from

Learn-On Demand Learning Center is a site built to help instructors better understand the BB 9.1 learning environment. Below are some highlighted video tutorials from the site within their respective sections:


  • When uploading files, please ensure that there are no spaces at the beginning of the file name.
  • Watch for apostrophes in item names. It can lead to odd behaviors in the grade center.
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