The Teaching & Learning Commons supports Blackboard and its related technologies. For assistance with any of these, please contact the Teaching & Learning Commons at You may also call 304-367-4810.

Supported Software & Tools

blackboard   Wimba

Blackboard Learn 9.1 is our online course management systems which provide a set of tools that facilitates a web-based learning environment.

Blackboard How-to

Supported Browsers

Java Tester


Wimba classroom is a live, virtual classroom environment with robust features that include audio, video, application sharing and content display.

Wimba Classroom

Respondus LockDown Browser

  Study Mate

Respondus LockDown Browser™ is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Download Respondus LockDown Browser

Student Quick Start Guide


StudyMate Class, a companion tool to Respondus, is a tool which can be used to create learning objects, practice quizzes and unscored exams.

Student Quick Start Guide



    Safe Assign  

    Student Response System (Clickers)

    The Safe Assign plagiarism tool makes it easy to identify students who submit unoriginal work, and also acts as a powerful deterrent to stop plagiarism before it starts.

    SafeAssign by Blackboard


    Student response technology is an effective tool that helps facilitate pedagogical best practices and enhance student learning.

    Download Turning Technologies software

    ResponseWare FAQs for Students



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    Fall/Spring Term Hours

    Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    Summer Hours

    Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

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