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Blackboard is an online space for students to engage with course materials, submit assessments, receive marks and feedback and access a variety of tools that support their learning.

Important update to Blackboard Content Editor

Blackboard has made improvements to the Content Editor on 5 November. These changes have introduced a more modern interface, with implications for how media is inserted into courses.

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Digital Learning support during Covid-19

The current situation is challenging, requiring us to adapt quickly to new ways of teaching and assessing. These guidance pages have been designed to support this transition, and will be updated as this situation develops.

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Blackboard Essentials

Everything you need to know to get started with Blackboard.

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Detailed guidance

Full guidance on using Blackboard, aimed primarily at staff.

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Screenshot of the Activity Stream in Blackboard