University of Houston-Victoria


Student Orientation to Online Courses and Blackboard

If you are a first-time online student, you may also find this information helpful in your preparations to be more successful in your online courses. The Blackboard YouTube Channel provides:

  • General information about being an online learner
  • Technology requirements and helpful troubleshooting tips
  • Overview of the tools used in Blackboard
  • Technical support resources available to online learners
  • Other student resources, such as testing and tutoring and library services.


Additional information will be made available on this page, so don't forget to check back regularly for updated information.