Getting started in your online course | Kent State University

Getting started in your online course

One of the key factors in being successful in online courses is effectively utilizing resources. This getting started page provides a list of comprehensive support services, including tips and tricks for getting your computer ready, strategies to be a successful online student, policies, and direct links to student academic services.

General Walkthrough

Every course is different, but the basics of how to navigate and what to expect in a Blackboard course can be seen in this walkthrough of a course.

This walkthrough will show you how a Blackboard course may be laid out, how to navigate, and give you an idea about how several of the common tools in Blackboard are used.