This article explains how to import a Pearson Course cartridge into Blackboard 9.1.

(The procedure for importing other publisher's course cartridges is similar.)

  1. Enter the course into which the cartridge will be imported. Select Packages and Utilites from the Control Panel, then choose Import Course Cartridge.

    Blackboard Packages and Utilities Menu with Import Course Cartridge circled.
  2. Enter the download key (provided by the sales rep., the department, or through direct purchase), then click Submit.

    Blackboard Import Course Cartridge Menu with Course Cartridge Download Key entered.
  3. Click on Start Here (or any protected asset, such as a Lesson Presentation) to begin the registration process, then choose the Educator button.

    Registration window with Educator circled.
  4. Accept the license agreement.

    Pearson License Agreement with I Accept button circled.
  5. If you do not already have a Pearson account, create one by completing the required information and clicking Next. (If you already have an account, enter your credentials and you'll be directed back to your Blackboard course.) NOTE: The cartridge code is provided by Pearson to the department or professor.

    Pearson Access Information Page.

  6. If registering for the first time, complete the second page of the form and click Next. Your account will be created and you'll be redirected back to your Blackboard course.

    Pearson Account Personal Information page with Next option circled.

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