What is Blackboard?
Blackboard Learn is a Learning Management System for delivering course materials to students. This can include assessment items, lecture recordings, discussion forums and course content modules.
How do I get started?
Sites are automatically made available for course sites. Log into Blackboard to find your site.
For technical support using Blackboard, please contact the IT Support Centre ([email protected] or x55555).
Self-help resources, user guides and how-to videos are available at the Using [email protected] page.
To start a conversation about using Blackboard in your course or program, please contact your Group Learning & Teaching Consultant.
What are some examples of practice?
Search the Explore Learning and Teaching web site for examples of Blackboard course sites at Griffith.
The video below from Blackboard provides a quick overview of some of its features that support teaching and learning.
Why is Blackboard Important?
Blackboard provides a central location for marks, course content and access to other VLE tools. Students rely on Blackboard for their day-to-day course involvement. This may include:
- Reviewing lecture slides/notes
- Viewing lecture recordings
- Participating in class discussions online
- Writing and/or submitting assignment
- Viewing marks
What VLE tools can Blackboard integrate with?
As Blackboard is considered the “spine” of the VLE, and a the central place where marks are stored, there are many tools in the VLE that integrate with Blackboard. The top 4 are listed below: