Selecting Your Course for Migration (Activation)

Note:  If your course is usually cross-listed in Banner to create a single course for multiple CRN’s, please be sure to check with your department’s Banner Class schedule person to ensure that the courses are indeed cross-listed in BANNER before beginning the activation steps outlined below.  Note:  You may not see all the “child” sections of your crosslisted course when activating, if you do not see them, the department that the course belongs to has not yet added you as the instructor of record to that course.

Activation Steps:

Step 1: Go to http://www.msudenver.edu/facstaff and click on the link titled “Activate Your Class in Blackboard Learn” OR you may access that link directly by clicking HERE

Step 2: Login with your MSU Denver NetID.  Your MSU Denver NetID is anything before the @ in your MSU Denver email address. For example, if your email address is afaculty@msudenver.edu your MSU Denver NetID would be afaculty.

Step 3: Click on the “Set Up (Activate) Your Blackboard Learn Course” link for the semester and year you wish to activate your course for.

Step 4: Read the directions and select a course to migrate content into from the drop-down menu

Step 5: Click on the “Submit” button Submit Button

Step 6: Select a course to copy content from in the drop-down menu

Step 7: Click on the “Submit” button

Step 8: Verify your course selections and click on the “Submit” button to complete your request.  Requests can take up to 24-72 hours to complete depending how many are in the system queue.


Blackboard Learn Training

To view the on-line Quick Start Orientation, please go to Blackboard Quick Start Orientation for Faculty.

To view the on-line My Courses to Blackboard Orientation, please go to Blackboard Learn Orientation for My Courses Users.

To register for the Blackboard Learn Training at the ETC, please click on the registration link: Blackboard Learn Training Registration


Course Migration Checklist

The tutorials in this section can only be applied to Blackboard courses migrated from the WebCT/Vista environment to the new Blackboard Learn

These tutorials will help you locate all your migrated content and provide you with the Step by Step instructions on what you need to know, what you need to do and where to locate the course tools, links and various content.

Every tutorial contains additional resources such as video and documentation related to the course tool.

You can access the Post Migration Checklist below:

Blackboard Learn Post-Migration Action Steps


Blackboard Learn Tutorials

There are several targeted tutorials available for you to use with Blackboard Learn. These tutorials are short and simple so you can find what you need just in time. You can find the tutorial you’re looking for by:


Getting Started & Navigation Tutorials

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Tools Tutorials

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Other Function & Area Tutorials

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