• Introducing Blackboard Spaces

    If you open the Global Navigation menu in Blackboard, you will see that the bottom icon on the menu links to a tool called Spaces. These are very simple social spaces that anyone can set up and invite people to. Members of a Space can create their own posts and comment on posts written by […]

  • How Blackboard Blogs put a “Wow” factor into an epidemiology lecture …

    How Blackboard Blogs put a “Wow” factor into an epidemiology lecture …

    … creating a student generated resource that is used during the session and as a reference. Laura Taylor, Senior Lecturer and Senior SOLSTICE Fellow within the Faculty of Health and Social Care describes how she has used Blackboard Blogs to transform a set of statistics into an engaging learning activity for students AND, almost as a ‘by product’ […]

  • Learning Edge Gets Community Engagement

    Following the recent acquisition (Oct 2013) of Blackboard Community Engagement, an add on to our current Blackboard Learn 9.1 platform, Learning Services will be working with staff across the university to improve the design and functionality of Learning Edge. This screencast showcases how the new features, which include personalised Tabs, Panels and Organisations, could be […]

  • The Best of Learning Edge: Nominations for Excellent Modules (+Student Prize Draw)

    Students, has your lecturer created a great Learning Edge module to help your studies. Was it easy to navigate? Did it use multimedia? Encourage collaboration? Include interactivity and support? Learning Technology Development (LTD) would like to know more about how lecturers use Learning Edge in ways that you find interesting, innovative or helpful. By finding out, […]

  • Mobile Matters! Who’s using an app?

    The way Edge Hill students and staff are choosing to access Learning Edge appears to be changing, and more than ever we’re seeing usage patterns that show how important mobile access is. There is an increasing trend for users to access Learning Edge via tablets and smart phones rather than the traditional PC. VLE use […]