CourseWeb (Blackboard)

 CourseWeb is the University of Pittsburgh's implementation of Blackboard, a web-based course and learning management system.  Instructors at Pitt use CourseWeb/Blackboard to:

  • Communicate learning objectives and performance expectations
  • Augment the classroom experience with digital media, including handouts, notes, sample exercises, presentations, podcasts and related readings
  • Engage students in collaborative and reflective learning activities, including discussion forums, wikis, blogs, and journals
  • Assess student mastery
  • Give feedback to students on their performance
  • Record and deliver grade information

Instructors can learn more about CourseWeb at University Center for Teaching and Learning's website.