Places available on digital education workshops

Book now for upcoming workshops run by the Digital Education Office.  These workshops are open to all staff as well as postgraduate students who have teaching duties as part of their role.

  • Friday 14th September 9.30 – 12.00:  Introduction to Blackboard for admin and support staff
  • Monday 17th September 1.30 – 4.30pm: Video for teaching and learning
  • Tuesday 18th September 1.30 – 4.30pm: Getting the most out of the Blackboard Grade Centre: advanced administration skills for EMA
  • Thursday 27th September 1.30 – 4.00pm:  Introduction to Blackboard for academic and research staff
  • Wednesday 3rd October 9.30 – 12.00:  Digital Education Office dropin (no booking required)
  • Thursday 11th October  9.30 – 12.00: Synchronous online teaching with Blackboard Collaborate
  • Tuesday 16th October  1.30 – 4.30pm: Designing and creating digital materials

Further information and booking.

If there is not a workshop scheduled that meets your needs or if you would like tailored training e.g. for your School, please contact us.


Video guides on how to submit assignments and access marks and feedback 

Within Blackboard there are 2 assignment types, Blackboard and Turnitin. These short videos show you how to submit assignments and access marks and feedback.

How to submit an assignment to Blackboard

How to submit Turnitin assignments to Blackboard

How to access marks and feedback through Blackboard

How to access marks and feedback through Turnitin

For problems or questions relating to submitting assignments or accessing marks and feedback students should contact their School Office in the first instance.

Change to the way Instructors access marking in the Turnitin App

Turnitin have announced a change to the way you access marking in the Turnitin Feedback Studio via the App. Previously this was done through use of an access code generated in each Blackboard course. This has now been replaced by entering your email address, after which you will be sent a link.

Instructions from Turnitin are at:

A new method for accessing your LMS classes in the iOS app

Turnitin downtime, Saturday 17 March, 4 pm – 10 pm

On Saturday 17 March 2018, Turnitin will be unavailable from 4 pm to 10 pm for scheduled maintenance. This is to ensure that services remain stable, particularly during high submission periods, this maintenance will include several hardware updates and performance improvements.

Users will be unable to submit and grade during this maintenance window, so please ensure that any submission deadlines are adjusted to fall outside of the window.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.