Blackboard Essentials

About Blackboard

Blackboard is the Learning Management System at George Brown College. Faculty can use Blackboard to post course outlines, communicate with students, post and receive assignments, quizzes, grades as well as many other interactive online features.  

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a web video conferencing and virtual classroom tool within Blackboard that supports real-time online discussion and collaboration. Its features include interactive whiteboard, chat function, application sharing, session capture and breakout functionality to facilitate group work. 

Blackboard also features Ally, an accessibility application that helps ensure that your digital course content is accessible by all learners.

Logging in to Blackboard

Username: EmployeeID@georgebrown.ca
Password: Current system password

LOGIN TO BLACKBOARD
If you’re unable to login to Blackboard, employees can get online support 24/7 with Help Desk Live Chat.

 HELP DESK LIVE CHAT
For urgent technical issues requiring immediate assistance, call 416-415-5000 ext. 4357 (HELP) to speak with a live agent.

Blackboard Technical Support

Already using Blackboard and have an issue or a question? eLTI offers dedicated Blackboard support and assistance to both faculty and students! Please contact our support team by emailing helpdesk@georgebrown.ca or call 416-415-5000, ext. 4357. Faculty and students may also use Microsoft Teams to connect with College’s dedicated e-Learning Specialists, Ladan Jazayeri or Saiful Haque during regular office hours for virtual in-person support.