Blackboard Training and Certification

Blackboard 9.0 is Texas Wesleyan University’s learning management system (LMS) for all online and web assisted courses. If there is a topic you are interested in learning more about, please contact the CETL. If you prefer a copy that can be printed, please download the Blackboard Manual. (NOTE: This is the official Blackboard manual, it is VERY long, and does not contain Texas Wesleyan specific instructions). For immediate* help with Blackboard use the “click to chat” button or email

*Our office hours are M-F 8am-5pm. Will will do our best do contact you immediately when we are available. If you have any questions outside our work hours email us and we will get back with you as soon as we can. 

Blackboard Certification

With the Badges system implemented by the CETL in the Fall of 2013, the certification process for Blackboard will be replaced by attending workshops and earning and upgrading Learning Management System badges.


Blackboard Training

The Center for Excellence for Teaching and Learning provides training and workshops for instructors interested in learning more about the features in the Blackboard platform. For a full schedule of CETL workshops on Blackboard go to our Calendar page and under categories select > Blackboard.


For a list of tutorial videos and manuals compiled by the CETL staff, please CLICK HERE.

For Students

For tutorial videos for your students, please CLICK HERE.


To schedule a individual consultation with a CETL Blackboard specialist, please fill out the form below and we will set up an appointment time to meet with you.

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About the CETL

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University (CETL) promotes a student-centered university by providing resources and professional growth opportunities to faculty on enhancing instructional practice, integrating technology, and promoting essential student skills.

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