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Blackboard Training: Welcome to Blackboard Training

What Is Blackboard

Blackboard is a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which provides access to content, materials and activities via the web.

Courses created in Blackboard can be populated with material from a variety of sources, with tools which enable the following.

  • Organising and providing access to course materials
  • Communication between tutors and students, between students and students.
  • Collaborative working via wikis, blogs and discussion forums
  • Online assessment with automatic marking facilities
  • Online assessment for essay-based submissions via Turnitin
  • Course administration via calendars and task lists
  • Tracking students' online activities and coursework submissions