Blackboard Learn Tools | Kent State University

Blackboard Learn Tools

Blackboard Collaborate

Online collaboration tools. Create virtual classrooms, office hours, group meeting places, etc.

Building Blocks

Building blocks are plug-ins to Blackboard Learn that expand it's capabilities. There are building blocks created by Blackboard as well as building blocks created by third-party vendors such as Cengage and NBC Learn. There are also other building blocks created by Universities and K-12 developers.

Respondus LockDown Browser

A tool for creating and managing exams.

Respondus Monitor

Is a companion product for LockDown Browser that enables institutions to protect the integrity of non-proctored, online exams.  Students use their own computer and webcam to record assessment sessions, all without leaving the institution's learning management system.

Scantron File Converter

Scantron quickly scores test or survey sheets. Scantron files must be converted to import into the Blackboard Learn grade center.