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Getting Started with Blackboard: Instructors

Getting Started

Every semester, a Blackboard course site is automatically created for each course offered by Ohio University. As per our course retention policy, Blackboard courses listed by the university registrar in the course offerings will be archived 2 years after the published course end date. Blackboard course sites become accessible to the Instructor of Record eight (8) weeks prior to the published course start date.  Although students are automatically loaded to each course site two (2) weeks before the start date, a course remains inaccessible to students until the instructor opens it.

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