Instructional Technology


UCA uses Blackboard as its course management system.

Local Blackboard Support

Help Desk Phone: 501-450-3107
Help Desk Email:
Weekend Bb Support Email:

Please Include the follow information:

  • Name
  • UCA ID #
  • Course CRN (this is the 5 digit number that appears at the front of your Blackboard course title)
  • Detailed description of problem
  • Contact information for resolution

Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Learn includes a Virtual Course Environment with a complete set of tools for course preparation, delivery, and management, resulting in an e-learning system that is easy to use, innovative, and reliable.

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing is an online collaboration platform that allows for virtual classroom or meeting spaces. This tool can be used inside or outside of Blackboard Learn.


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Kaltura is an integrated tool that allow users to record audio, screen capturing, webcam videos, and upload them from their device to My Media in Blackboard.

 Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a chat based collaboration tool that provides remote and dispersed teams with the ability to work together and share information and conduct video meetings via a common space.


Respondus 4.0 (faculty use)

Respondus 4.0 is a tool that allows faculty to easily import exams that were created with a word processing software, and upload them into their Blackboard Learn courses. It will also import publisher test banks.

Respondus LockDown Browser (student use)

Respondus LockDown Browser is a web browser that works with the Blackboard Learn Assessments Tool. The browser deters cheating in online exams by not allowing students to copy, paste, make screen shots or surf the web when taking an online exam/quiz in Blackboard Learn. Respondus LockDown Browser should only be used for taking exams in Blackboard and should not be used in other areas of Blackboard.


safeassign_logoSafeAssign is a tool used to prevent plagiarism and to create opportunities to help students identify how to properly attribute sources rather than paraphrase. SafeAssign is effective as both a deterrent and an educational tool. SafeAssign compares submitted assignments against a set of sources to identify areas of overlap between the submitted assignment and existing works.

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