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What is Blackboard?

Blackboard is a web-based course management system designed to streamline online course delivery. It has tools that help students manage documents and exchange communication in discussion groups similar to online chat rooms. This forum allows students and experts to participate from their home or office. Blackboard also enables faculty to assess how well students are learning. For more information about Blackboard, visit http://www.niu.edu/blackboard/.
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3. Does the campus make computing and network access financially accessible? Is special student pricing offered for computers and peripheral equipment? 9915
4. What does it cost to take a course at NIU? 9679
5. How do I find what my account balance is? 8431
6. I have changed or closed my bank account for my direct deposit, what do I need to do? 6028
7. Will I get a refund of charges if I withdraw from a course or from the University? 5825
8. What is Blackboard? 4850
9. What personal information can you view online, such as your contact information, grades, degree progress, financial status or other information? 4780
10. Do I need to apply for a refund of a credit balance? 4409
11. Does NIU offer general or profession-specific training programs that will ensure students are fluent in current information technologies when they graduate? 4365
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13. What technology-supported career-planning services are available for students? 4155
14. My address has changed since last semester. What do I need to do to update my records? 4123
15. What, if any, technology fee is charged by the campus? What does it cover? 4087
16. Are library collections and resources available online and accessible off-campus? 4083
17. What social activities and services are online? 4017
18. How can I tell if I have any holds on my account? 3939
19. Does the campus make available online discussion forums or bulletin boards for un-moderated use? 3931
20. Will my registration be canceled if my payment is late or if I miss a payment? 3861
21. How does the campus protect students from identity theft? 3775
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