Stanislaus State Blackboard

Welcome to Blackboard 9.1

Stan State Blackboard

Warrior Sign In

  

Warrior Username - your StanState e-mail address before the @ symbol  
i.e., SBond@csustan.edu - Warrior Username is sbond, not case sensitive,
- Bb does not display your numerical ID.
   Forgot your Warrior Username?

Warrior Password is case sensitive
  Forgot your password?
   Students:  Warrior Password Reset   
   Faculty/Staff:  Stan State Password Management 

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Manage My Courses Module

Students - Hide old courses on My Courses module PDF icon

Faculty - Manage and Modify your My Courses module PDF icon
- If your module is near the 99 course limit, contact BbSupport.

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Browser Information

Blackboard Browser Checker

  • We recommend Firefox for Blackboard.
  • Issues? Try Google Chrome.
  • Mac users — try Safari.
  • We do not recommend MS Internet Explorer or Edge.
  • Keep your browser, computer OS, and virus apps up to date
     - set for automatic updates or check regularly and run updates.
  • Bb, Inc., browser support
    - some browsers work better than others for different Bb activities
    - your experience often depends on your personal settings
    - if you encounter issues, switch 
    browsers.

Browser Tips

  • Use Firefox for most Bb work.
  • How to clear your browser's cache.
  • Keep browser, plugins, and related software up to date. 
  • Click Accept or Continue to update certificate information.
  • Keep your operating system and virus protection up to date.
  • Avoid using custom browsers from Internet Service Providers (e.g., AOL, Charter, Comcast).
  • For best results, use a wired, High-Speed Internet connection (e.g., Cable, DSL).
  • Avoid wireless connections for tests and uploads.

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Bb Best Practices

- Test Taking

  • Use a computer with a wired connection
    - High-Speed preferred
    - Avoid mobile devices and WiFi.
  • Use Firefox.
  • Use only Bb navigation buttons and links.
  • Click links or buttons once and wait.
  • Follow the Test Taking Tips.
  • Problem?  Contact your instructor immediately.

- Submitting Assignments, Attaching Documents, Uploading Files

  • File Name - use only letters, numerals, hyphens, and underscores.
    - Other characters or spaces may corrupt the file and make it unusable.
  • File Name Limit - max. 64 characters.
  • Close the file and quit the file's application before uploading.

- Media Files

- Portfolios

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Stan State Communication and Collaboration Tools
  - 
Camtasia - screen recording with editing
  - Collaborate - web conferencing
  - Mediasite - lecture capture and content streaming
  - VoiceThread - voice and video collaboration, lecture recording
  - YouTube - add your own video to a Bb page  
  - Zoom - online meetings and presentations, virtual office hours

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Mac Firefox Spell Check - Special Clicks

To select the correctly spelled word in the Spell Check menu on Mac OS in FireFox
1. Place the cursor in the word with the red underline,
2. Press and hold the Control key, 
    While holding, press and hold the left mouse button/Track Pad,
3. Release the Control key first, then release the mouse button/Track Pad.
    The Suggestion menu remains for you to select the correct spelling.
Repeat as necessary.
     (Spell Check responds normally in Safari and Chrome on Mac OS.)

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