Organizing and Distributing Course Materials

Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Currently, all West Point courses are able to take advantage of USMA Blackboard on the Internet, hosted by This site is available 24/7/365 from any Internet connection, making it accessible from computers and personal devices, (e.g., iOS and Android tablets). 


Distributing Class Materials

  For a comparison of capabilities (MS Teams vs. Blackboard), click here

Via Blackboard

Via Teams

  • Share Slides, Screens, Whiteboards, and Videos on MS Teams (for videos, be sure to click "Include system audio". 

Setting up Exams, Quizzes, and Assignments

Considerations for Remote Assessments

Providing Feedback on Submissions/Exams 

Recording Your Classes

West Point has several tools that can help you to teach class material online even if you or your students cannot come to the physical classroom.  

Contact Us


 LTC Ben Wallen, Chief of FLICR (Faculty Learning, Innovation, Collaboration, and Research)

 Dr. Mark Evans, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

 Dr. Steve Finn, Associate Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Suggestions for improvements to this website or best practices to capture? Please send them to Mr. Patrick Gill, Instructional Technology Director.