Blackboard Organizations are essentially Blackboard courses for non-classes. An organization enables members to communicate efficiently by posting information, having discussions and sharing documents. Organizations can be used for anything from clubs to academic committees.
1. How do I access my organizations?
Organizations can be found on your Blackboard home page under the “My Organizations” heading.
2. How do I get an organization made?
Fill out the Organization Request Form. which can be found here
3. How do I add people to my organization?
Fill out the Organization Membership form (here) or email email@example.com . Be sure to include the student / faculty ID of the member(s) you wish to add along with whether you’d like them to be added as a leader or participant role.
4. What is the difference between Leader and Participant?
A leader role is analogous to the instructor role in a course. They can post material, distribute surveys and organize the organization. A participant is analogous to the student role, where they can view material, take surveys and post to discussion boards.