The University’s centrally supported virtual learning environment Yorkshare was upgraded over the summer 2014 (15th-16th July) to the latest release of Blackboard software (v9.1 SP16). The new version of the […]
Blackboard now has a consistent user interface for all gradable content such as Blogs, Wikis and discussion forums. The right hand grading panel which has been the part of the […]
The inline grading tool allows instructors to add comments into students’ work and return feedback to students completely online. Trials have indicated that this workflow can make life easier for […]
The YorkshareVLE will be upgraded to the most recent release over summer, bringing with it some new features and also some major changes to the underlying architecture, necessary for significant usability improvements […]
Instructors on the VLE will be able to get a “students eye view” of their sites . In student preview mode an instructor will not only be able to see what […]
BlackBoard provides a number of tools to make it easier to create, populate and manage groups in the VLE. This functionality will be available following the July 2014 upgrade.
The VLE’s assignment submission will support anonymous marking – the functionality has been developed in direct response to the needs of the UK Higher Education sector and could pave the way […]
If you use date releases for any items or tools in your Yorkshare site from year to year you will be familiar with the slog of having to go through […]