Blackboard

You access all the main tools that you'll need for your time at SHU, including your Blackboard sites, email, timetables, My Student Record and the Library Gateway, via shuspace.

Find out what you might expect to find in your Blackboard sites.

You can access your Blackboard sites, and read and contribute to discussion boards from your tablet or mobile device via Blackboard Mobile Learn.

What to do if you can't see a Blackboard site for your module(s).

You may be asked to submit work through Blackboard, as a physical copy, or by post.

How to access the feedback and marks for any assessments you have taken in Blackboard.

Turnitin is a database of academic sources, student papers and websites which your work can be checked against. Any work you upload for assessment purposes may be put through this service.

When you submit work through Turnitin you should receive an originality report, detailing how much of your work's content was matched with the resource database. Find out how to interpret this report...

You tutor may request that you use a discussion board within a Blackboard site. Find out more about this tool.

Find out how to access Blackboard sites for modules you have completed.

Find out how you can share files using tools offered at Sheffield Hallam.

You can get grades but not feedback, which you still need to access on shuspace

Find out how to start a new topic ('thread') when using a discussion board.

There are a number of tools available to you as a member of a group in a Blackboard site...

A wiki is one of the collaborative tools you might be asked to use in Blackboard. Find out what it is and how to use it.

How to make the most of the reading lists tool Reading Lists Online.

Watch an online demo on Blackboard Collaborate.

Information about where to get support on using the blog tool which is available inside of some Blackboard sites.