3. Schedule conferences to
discuss course work, writing difficulties, selecting a major, or other
related problems and concerns.
4. Send an email
or call if you miss class. Remember there are no excused absences. Students
may miss 3 classes before their grade will be affected. Be sure to use your Bears email for university correspondence.
Using Black Board, the On Line
Log onto Black Board: Notes
on Using Black Board
1. How to log onto or create your account on
Your login and password will be your URSA login and password--NOTE:
this password will expire every 90 days, so you will have to create
a new password. For technology help, call the help line: 351-help
or 351- 4357.
Keep these suggestions in mind as you take the
Use a high speed internet connection to assure a good connection.
AOL users will be disconnected after 30 minutes on AOL. You will not
be disconnected from Black Board, so you will continue to work, but
the work you have done after the 30 minutes will not be saved. Use
one of the many computer labs on campus.
At the end of each exam, be sure to click the "Submit"
button to save your work. You may have to scroll down if the button
located in the lower right hand corner of the screen does not show.
Do not use the "back" button in Black Board. Doing
so will disconnect you from the database and your responses will be
lost. The tests will be set to open once.
Decide when you will take the test, commit to take the test
in one sitting because test parameters will be set so that students
can open test only once. In other words: No Peeking.
Read each question carefully.
Instructions for Safe Assignment
me if you have questions or difficulties.
351-2198. Leave a voice message with your name and number and a
brief message. Please speak slowly and clearly, especially when you
leave your phone number.