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Adding Users to Blackboard Learn

Below is an overview of how to add users to your NDSU Blackboard Learn course.

Adding Instructors and TAs To Blackboard Learn

Departments are required to complete the Enrollment Management Administrative Systems (EMAS) form to add Instructors or TAs to current courses in Campus Connection (note, an employee ID will be required for this to occur). Once the Instructor or TAs have been created in Campus Connection, their names will appear for the departments to add them to course sections in CLSS. This step is required to ensure compliance with FERPA and access to student records. Once they have been added to CLSS they will be assigned to the section in Campus Connection, which will populate them into the Blackboard Learn Original course.  

Visit the Blackboard & Campus Connection Security Access page to add Instructors and TAs to Blackboard Learn Course(s).  

Adding Learning Assistants, Graders, Guests, and Evaluators to Blackboard Learn

Departments must fill out a form to add Learning Assistants, Graders, Guests, and Evaluators in to Blackboard Learn course(s). This step is required to ensure compliance with FERPA and access to student records. Before the form is submitted, users being enrolled need to complete the Data Privacy & Yearly FERPA Training course. Departments will then complete and submit the Blackboard, and Campus Connection Security Access form.  Once the Yearly FERPA training is confirmed for the user, it will be routed to the Learning and Applied Innovation Center (LAIC) where the user will be enrolled.

Visit the Blackboard & Campus Connection Security Access page to add Learning Assistants, Graders, Guests, and Evaluators in to Blackboard Learn course(s). 

Flow Chart representing the process for Adding Users to Blackboard Courses

Standard Blackboard Roles 

Standard Blackboard Roles
Blackboard Role Access description
Student Student is the default course user role. A user with the role of Student submits coursework and participates in discussions. Students can't create or grade course items. Students see private (unavailable) courses in their course lists, but they can't access them. 
Instructor Instructors have full access to the course. This role is generally assigned to the person developing, teaching, or facilitating the class. If a course is unavailable to students, users with the Instructor role may still access it.  

Full course access and editing
Teaching Assistant Users with the Teaching Assistant role have access to all areas of the course. If the course is unavailable to students, teaching assistants may still access the course. 

Full course access and editing
Graders The Grader role has limited access to the course. Graders can assist an instructor in the creation, management, delivery, and grading of assessments and surveys. The grader may also assist an instructor with adding manual grade entries. Course access to view content, and view/participate in discussions.

View and edit in grade center
Course Builder The Course Builder role has access to all areas of the course, except grade center and evaluation. This role is appropriate for an assistant who shouldn't have access to student grades. If the course is unavailable to students, a course builder can still access the course.  

Course access to view and edit, except grade center. Can view and participate in discussions.
Guest The Guest role allows a user to explore a Blackboard Learn site without making any changes to users or content. Instructors must make areas within a course accessible to guest users.  

Discussion, student interaction, and grade center are not accessible by guests.

 

 



Keywordsusers, add users, adding users, blackboard, campus connection, add user   Doc ID133671
OwnerSharley K.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2023-12-19 15:09:22Updated2024-01-09 12:29:22
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