College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
The College of Southern Maryland is committed to implementing the Quality Matters (QM) standards for the design of online and hybrid courses. CSM is systematically developing and evaluating courses based on rigorous, research-based standards. The QM standards ensure that online courses promote learner engagement and provide students with all the tools and information they need to be successful learners.
An upgrade is scheduled to be performed to the Blackboard Learn System starting on May 15, 2014. The upgrade will begin at 1:00 AM, May 15, and is scheduled to complete by 5:00 PM, May 16. The Blackboard Learn System will be unavailable during this time.
Students who want to check their spring 2014 grades, can do so by going to myCSMD, http://my.csmd.edu/.
You can expect to see a simplified look without major changes in the location of course functions. The latest version of Blackboard Learn, 9.1 Service Pack 13, will introduce several new exciting features, including:
Blackboard Learn: For Students: The complete series of short video tutorials to help students use the various Blackboard Learn tools to be successful online.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the ITS Helpdesk at 301.934.7740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.