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Blackboard is our online teaching platform, accessible via MyHallam. It is used by your lecturers to share course materials and assessment information, and is where you can check your grades and feedback. It may also be used for online discussions, sending you course related notifications and online group work. It will be a very important tool during your studies, and here you will learn the basics of Blackboard.

Blackboard support

For more information and support and blackboard, check out the Blackboard help page.

What to find on Module sites

Module Documents - general information about the module such as the handbook.

Staff Details - information and contact details of staff members teaching you on the module.

Learning Materials - the material relating to mandatory lectures/seminars on the module, for example lecture slides or handouts.

Assessment - information on assessments or tests, such as essay briefs or assessment criteria and assessment submission points will be available in this area.

Support Resources - additional resources to support your learning on the module, for example web links and a link to your Resource List Online (RLO).

My Grades - access to the feedback and grades from previous assignments on the module.

Blackboard Help - a gateway to the Knowledge Base, a directory of self-help resources about Blackboard.

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Blackboard Ally

Your course materials on Blackboard can consist of many different file types. Wherever you see the Alternative Format icon next to a file name, you can choose to download that file in a version that is best for your needs. You can choose from a variety of formats including HTML and e-book for reading on mobile devices and versions that improve the experience of using assistive technologies.

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