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Blackboard Learn Administration by Terry Patterson

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Disabling user access to Blackboard Learn

Our discussions so far have focused on creating and managing users in Blackboard Learn. However, sometimes we need to disable a user account within our Blackboard Learn instance. This may be due to someone leaving our organization or taking a sabbatical. While we might want to remove the user immediately and be done with it, most administrators recommend disabling a user first. Why this two-step approach? If we remove the user, the associated content and course work will be lost, which could create issues for instructors; disabling allows for the ability to recover information. Also, if the user comes back (for example, if he/she decides to return to the organization or returns after a long absence), we ...

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