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Cengage and Blackboard: Better Together

Cengage and Blackboard have partnered to offer LMS Integration with our premier digital solutions to power a more seamless learning experience. Automatic gradebook synchronization facilitates a simpler, more intuitive user experience for instructors and students using Blackboard. Let’s walk through the Cengage Building Block installation process and steps for enabling it on your campus.

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What to Expect:

Step 1

Step 1: Instructor Selects Cengage—Woohoo!

When your instructor requests to integrate a Cengage platform into your campus LMS, they'll work with their Learning Consultant who will submit a request to deploy the course content to your institution. The request process ensures we have all the information we need to set up the integration and deploy the right content.

Step 2

Step 2: Receive Email from Cengage

Once this request is submitted, you’ll receive an email containing the configuration parameters for your institution. This includes the School ID, Key and Secret.

If you haven’t received this information, first reach out to the Learning Consultant for the discipline your instructor is teaching and confirm the request was submitted. If you’ve confirmed the request was submitted, but you still haven’t received the necessary information, reach out to our Digital Fulfillment Services team.

More Info Please!

So, you’re looking for that email containing the configuration parameters for your institution? We’re happy to work with you to get you the information you need. First, tell us a little bit about yourself and we’ll get the ball rolling.

Thanks for reaching out! We’ll be in touch with you shortly to follow up on your request.
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Step 3

Step 3: Configure and Test

From the email, follow the steps in the administrator guide to download, configure and test the Cengage Building Block.

Step 4

Step 4: Communicate to Faculty

Once testing has been completed, Cengage will be notified and will deliver the course content to instructors who have adopted our solutions. Instructors will receive an email letting them know the content fulfillment is complete. It will also provide them with a Quick Guide for getting started with the course content in your LMS.

You can direct instructors who are looking for additional support to the Blackboard Instructor Support Site where they can access product-specific documentation, tutorials and student Getting Started materials.

Pro Tip
Share this link on your faculty support website to make instructor access even easier!

Resources and Support

Privacy

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Accessibility

Committed to making educational materials accessible for users of all abilities, Cengage continuously improves the usability and accessibility of our products and services.

Product Agreements

Most Cengage products require users to accept a service agreement before they can fully access the product. Copies of these required user agreements are available here.

One Size Does Not Fit All

If you’re not seeing what you need here, we’ll gladly work with your institution to respond to any required vendor agreement or documentation requests. 

Let’s Get You What You Need!

We’re happy to help handle your vendor agreement or documentation request. First, tell us a little bit about yourself and we’ll get the ball rolling.

Thanks for reaching out! We’ll be in touch with you shortly to follow up on your request.
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Job Title is required.
Institution is required.
LMS in use is required.
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