Blackboard is the official learning management system of Rutgers University—Newark extending the learning environment beyond the physical classroom. Blackboard Learn has many features that facilitate teaching, learning and interaction including:

  • Incorporation of files, graphics, and audio/video clips into course materials
  • Facilitated communication through:
    • Announcements posted in one central location
    • Email messages sent from within Blackboard
    • Discussion boards
    • Desktop web conferencing
  • Assignment management
  • Plagiarism detection
  • Tests and Surveys
  • Online gradebook including rubrics
  • Blogs, wikis, and journals
  • Automated integration of the course roster
  • Utilization of the University NetID login
  • Course copying from one semester to the next