Blackboard Upgrade 2017

The Blackboard (Bb) Upgrade project was carried out in collaboration with the ICT department. This included institutional liaison with key stakeholders, promotion of benefits within the University community and also reconfiguration of Bb to take advantage of feature enhancements or enhance current workflows or support.

The upgrade involves:

  • an updated design, with enhanced support for mobile devices
  • a new version of Bb Collaborate (a skype-like tool for online teaching) called Bb Collaborate Ultra 
  • a new version of Turnitin (used for submitting assignments) called Feedback Studio