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Create Your Instructor Account

You Are Invited!

Open Education powered by Blackboard is available to all Blackboard customers free of charge for open education and MOOC initiatives. Your institution's administrator creates your course shells and sends you an invitation to access the platform. After creating an account or logging in, you are ready to build your courses using Blackboard Learn features and tools.

How to Create Your Instructor Account

  1. In the email containing an invitation to join the course, click Accept Your Invitation.

  2. In your browser, click Login if you already have an account or Create Account if you are new to the system.

  3. For a new account, provide your user information and type a password. Select the check boxes to agree to the terms of use and to allow Blackboard to share the information. You may choose not to share your information.
  4. Click Create Account.