Blackboard will be available for spring and summer 2019 courses and after that it will be retired from use at UMKC. In fall 2018 we had over 1,500 courses in Canvas so we are well on our way! In fall 2019, all courses will be taught in Canvas, so make your plans for converting your courses to Canvas soon!
Here is the official Canvas Transition Timeline:
Here is a link to a number of frequently asked questions about the Canvas transition and how to move your course from Blackboard to Canvas: https://online.umkc.edu/canvas-transition/
Watch for upcoming trainings and workshops on Canvas here: https://net3.umkc.edu/intapps/workshops/workshoplistview.aspx