Blackboard Learn Essentials


Blackboard learn

Blackboard Learn Essentials Course



Upon completing this course, participants will be able to login to AC Connect, open a Blackboard course, create announcements, use the course email client, create folders and rules in Outlook to redirect incoming emails into appropriate folders, link the course syllabus (stored in the AC Syllabus Mgr. program) to the Blackboard course, set up the course gradebook, archive the course, and submit final grades at the end of the semester.


Open enrollment at any time until the end of each semester (see how to register at bottom of page)



Professional Learning points: 

Blackboard Essentials does not count towards the Professional Learning points or stipend.

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Self-Paced Course in Blackboard


How to Register for Blackboard Essentials Course

  1. Go to
  2. Sign-in using your ACNet ID and password.
  3. Click on the Courses tab.
  4. In the upper right corner of the screen, click on the Course Catalog.
  5. Under Browse Categories, select the drop down.
  6. Select the course that you want to enroll in and select Go.
  7. You will see the course populate, hover near the end of the Course ID and click on the gray drop down arrow and select Enroll.
  8. On the self-enrollment screen, press Submit, and then you should see that you have been successfully added to the Course.
  9. Press OK, and the course will open.
  10. Note: After you have enrolled in the course, you will be able to locate the course in your Courses tab.

Video Tutorial

If you have any issues registering, please contact Ariana Tiroff at 371-5932, or email

Contact Us

Washington Street Campus, Ware Student Commons, Suite 205
2201 S. Washington St
Amarillo, TX 79109

Student Help/Underground Contact Information:

Phone: (806) 371-5429


Please report problems with this site or content errors to Ariana Tiroff .