Guidance on Setting Exams in Blackboard

Building on the previously circulated guidance about online exams for levels 5, 6 and 7, the Digital Learning team has prepared specific guidance about delivering exams online through Blackboard, including example instructions for students and detailed guidance on appropriate settings to use in Blackboard to make the process as smooth as possible. This guidance contains links to…

News: Blackboard update 7-9 February 2020

Due to an essential security update, Blackboard will be unavailable from 5pm on Friday 7 February 2020 until Monday 10 February. The University constantly monitors and acts on advice/updates from suppliers to ensure the security and performance of all SHU systems and this is part of that work. This is a preventative update and there has been no security breach.

News: Blackboard updates

The following articles are part of a series explaining changes introduced as part of this year’s Blackboard rollover: New Blackboard Module Site Home Page Channels We are automatically adding a series of new channels to all 2019/20 Blackboard module site home pages. These channels provide both students and staff with a consistent set of important…

News: Blackboard upgrade and improvements

An upgrade to Blackboard is scheduled to take place during the weekend of 18-20 January 2019. The upgrade will begin at 5pm on Friday 18 January and continue throughout the weekend. We anticipate that Blackboard will be available again during the afternoon of Saturday 19 January but it is at risk of being unavailable Sunday as well if…