Blackboard Course Template


The Blackboard course template was developed in accordance with Quality Matters Standard 6.3 to standardize navigation and create a consistent course environment for students.


The course template, approved by the Academic Council at Prince George's Community College (PGCC), will be used to create Blackboard courses provided to all faculty.


Blackboard Template Information



Information from faculty member at regular intervals in the course

At Start of the course:

- Welcome announcement
Start Here

Start here
- Course Welcome
- Course Overview
- Instructions for Getting Around the Site
- Instructions for "How the Course Works"
- Tips for Success
- Checklist to Start the Course
- Instructions for how long to get started in the course
Syllabus & Schedule

- Syllabus
- Course Schedule outlining course dates and
assignment due dates
- Pre-loaded "static" First Day Handout Information
Course Content

Course Content
Course Modules for the course

Each Module should contain:

- Module Overview
- Module Objectives
- Lectures and Readings
- Assignments and/or Activities
- Module Wrap-up and transition to next module
Discussion Board

Discussion Board
Discussion forums for the course

Required Discussion Forums:

- Introductions
- General Course Questions
Faculty Info

Faculty Info
Contact information for faculty

Links to important course information

Required Quicklinks:

- My Grades
- Student Tools
- eLearning Help
- Testing Center Exams
Library Resources

This is a link that was added in Fall 2019 and allows students to easily access library resources. If you are browsing older courses, you will not see this link.




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