Blackboard

 

Blackboard is Imperial's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and is used to deliver online courses. All departments in the Faculty now use the system to some degree, and over 500 courses are now live and being used by students. It incorporates tools for:

  • Communication (e.g announcements, email, discussion boards)
  • Assessment (e.g coursework submission and quizzes)
  • Content upload (e.g Word, PDF, PowerPoint)
  • Working with student groups
  • Grading and feedback
  • Tracking of student performance