Outlined below are basic steps for using Blackboard, beginning with obtaining your myACCESS login and password. Of course, if you are not a brand new COD instructor, you can skip to the second section.
Get myACCESS login and password
NOTE: Your account is created within 3 business days from the time HR sends your information to IT. Use your account login and password to access COD email, myACCESS, InsideCOD (the employee portal), and Blackboard.
Newly hired Full Time Faculty – After Human Resources collects necessary personal information from you, HR notifies Information Technology of your hire. IT creates an account and sends the account information to your Supervisor who will give you the account information.
Newly hired Part-Time Faculty - After Human Resources collects necessary personal information from you, HR notifies Information Technology of your hire. IT creates an account and sends the account information to the Part-Time Faculty Center. The account information is then printed and sent by U.S. Mail to your home.
* If you do not want to use announcements, please see this video, Manage the Announcements Link, to see how you may hide or remove the Announcements link from the course menu. IMPORTANT: Before you hide or delete the Announcements link, you must first add information to the Syllabus area. Otherwise, the course entry point may default to one of the external links, and you will be unable to edit your course.