Jumpstart is the perfect place for new faculty and teaching assistants to start. This Jumpstart documentation will introduce you to the features and tools to get you started working in Blackboard Learn at Missouri State. You can find guides for basic user interface and navigation, perspectives of both the student and the instructor, overview of core tools used in Blackboard Learn, upload your syllabus, create a class announcement, and make your course available for students to view. This page is no longer being updated. Please refer to the Knowledge Base to view the most updated information.
The videos below are taken from the Jumpstart section of the Learning Management System Resources for Faculty organization available on Blackboard. Jumpstart is the one course needed to complete the White Belt Level of the Computer Services Blackboard Black Belt Series. For a more formalized training, feel free to watch these videos within Blackboard and take the corresponding quizzes to complete the Blackboard Black Belt Series training.