Blackboard Student Orientation


The goal of this orientation is to increase students' readiness and self-confidence in taking distance and online courses. By completing this orientation, you should expect:

  • to become familiar with course delivery tools, methods, and requirements
  • to gain a basic familiarity with appropriate learning and studying strategies for distance learning
  • to get acquainted with course communication and interaction tools and protocols
  • to understand your responsibilities as a distance student;
    to be fairly comfortable with course delivery software and hardware and boost your technical proficiency
  • to be able to resolve technical problems or find appropriate assistance, if needed.

To access the Blackboard Student Orientation:

  1. Log in to ECSU's Bb page at
  2. Follow the login instructions on the screen.
  3. Look for the My Courses box on the right side of the screen.
  4. Click the link for Blackboard Student Orientation.