Remote Learning Resources for Faculty

Remote Teaching FAQ

  • I have never logged into Blackboard do I have an account?
  • I have never used Blackboard Collaborate
  • What do I need before I start to teach remotely?
    • An Internet connected PC with a mic for audio
  • I am on campus but do I do not have internet access.How do I connect to the USJ Network?
    • USJ systems should connect automatically to the Wifi and if not contact the helpdesk.If you are having issues connecting to the USJ Wifi with a personal computer check here - Connecting to the USJ-WiFi
  • I am an adjunct that does not have a USJ issued computer, how do I do this?
    • Adjuncts can use Blackboard collaborate with personal computers or schedule their class in a classroom with the appropriate technology.Check here for how to do this - AdAstra Class Scheduling
  • I use VDI lab systems in my class how can my students use this service remotely?
  • I am teaching in an unfamiliar classroom, how do I use the projector, screen, or other equipment in the room?


Resources for Faculty

Managing Your Course View

Adding Content to Blackboard: Syllabus or Other

Creating a Test in Blackboard

Blackboard Student Preview Mode

Creating a Turnitin Direct Assignment on Blackboard

Creating Assignments in Blackboard

Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra as a Course Instructor

Using Echo360 To Record Lectures (external link)

Instructions to Start Using Microsoft Teams


  • In addition to these highlighted articles, you can use this site to locate many additional Knowledge Base articles on a broad range of IT topics at USJ.
  • 1.  Use the Search feature in the upper right of any page
  • 2. Check some of our common tags, or link to tags at the top of any Knowledge Base article.  This will bring up all articles related to that tag
  • a.  Blackboard
  • b.  Online
  • 3.  If you are still not able to locate an answer to your question, use the Services section to submit a request for help to the Service Desk


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