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Test Drive an Online Course

If you are thinking of taking an online course and would like to see how the online classroom software works, you can test drive an online course! This test course was developed to provide a sample classroom for learners who want to explore online options before enrolling at Southwestern College Professional Studies. We encourage you to click around try out the various sections to become comfortable with the environment; don’t worry – you cannot do anything wrong! We think you will really enjoy the online environment and will find it an exciting, convenient way to learn. Check it out!

Follow the instructions below to get started.

1. Go to
2. Enter username: test.driver
3. Enter password: tdriver
4. Click Log In
5. In the My Courses panel on the right, click on the link PS Sample Course
Once you gain access, look for the “My Courses” section and click on the title of the course. Be sure to access it from the My Courses area.

You may access a a full list of Blackboard navigation instructions here

Test Drive an Online Course Tutorial

Check System Requirements

See our System Requirements to determine if your current hardware/software will support the needs of your online course.

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