Blackboard (Bb) is a web-based course content container that allows faculty to organize content and utilize several communication tools. For more information, view the Blackboard Quick Reference Guide.
The Faculty-Student Communication System (FSCS) is a communication tool that allows faculty to message students and exchange files, but does not facilitate content organization, as such. For more information, view the FSCS Quick Reference Guide.
The tables below provide a description of the two applications and their relationship to each other.