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CETL: Information for Faculty: General

Blackboard for Instructors

Technical Support

ECU provides services to aid students in success. The Help Desk provides assistance for the following services:

  • MyECU​
  • Blackboard
  • Email
  • WiFi

Contact Information: 

Helpful Links:

Blackboard Login


Password Reset

Important Dates and Deadlines

Student Web Mail Users

IT Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Why am I unable to enroll on MyECU?
  • How can I login to Blackboard since I've recently changed my name?
  • Does the Help Desk work on student electronic devices? 

Instructional Designer

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Wendy McKibben
Instructional Designer
Admin. Building, CETL Room 213

Curriculum & Instructional Specialist

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Haley Vickers
Curriculum & Instructional Specialist
Admin. Building, CETL Room 210
(580) 559-5521

Center For Excellence In Teaching and Learning


CETL Training Lab is in the Administration Building

Second Floor

Room 214a

Workshop Documentation

Please find below PowerPoints, notes, and other related documents of the workshops and seminars we've had concerning Blackboard. 

Academic Technology Advisory Committee (ATAC)


For the most current CETL News, check out our monthly NEWSLETTERS!

Here are the links to the Student CETL Pages:

Main Page

Student Help

Accessibility Information

Privacy Policies

Upcoming CETL Workshops and Seminars

Each of our trainings, unless otherwise noted, will be held in the CETL Lab, ADMIN 214. We have limited space available, so reserve your spot soon! To RSVP, simply click on the workshop/seminar you'd like to attend, and then fill out the Registration form at the bottom of the page (name and email). You will receive a confirmation email from Room Reservations <> so be on the lookout for it! You can also cancel your registration at any time. Let us know if you have any questions! 

Blackboard Shell Request Form

The Blackboard form is for online courses that do not have automatic deployment of a shell and those courses that will be developed prior to the start of a semester.

BB Development Shell Form

Blackboard FAQ

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What are the options for multiple and single attempts and the Grade Center?

A: Here is a link to show all of the options: Multiple Assignment Attempts

Q: How do I upload or download Grade Center Items for Working Offline?

A: Click on this link to get the full how to on Uploading or Downloading Grade Center Items

Q: How do I override grades?

A: Click on this link to get the full how to on Overriding Grades

Blackboard and Login Information

Blackboard News:

Here is a link to check your browser for Blackboard: Browser Checker

Here is a link to a video tutorial on how to use the Blackboard Calendar: Bb Calendar Video Tutorial

How to login to Blackboard:

  1. Access the Internet and go to the ECU Home Page.
  2. Click on Login at the top of the web page then select Blackboard from the menu. 
  3. Enter your User Name and Password and click Login
  4. After logging in, the first page displayed is called My Blackboard. The classes you can access are listed under the title My Courses.
  5. Click on the name of a class to enter the class.

CETL Mission Statement: The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) supports the mission of East Central University by working with faculty, staff, and students to foster success in learning environments through the exploration and use of effective pedagogical practices and instructional technology to support higher education both on campus and through distance education.