A quick overview of Blackboard Learn (video tour):

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Here are a few of the most important articles on the site to help you quickly get going with Blackboard Learn – the University’s Virtual Learning Environment:

The basics

Courses (modules and programmes) and Organisations


Personalising Blackboard

IT advice

Get help

If you ever need help using Blackboard or any of the tools within it – such as Turnitin, YuJa, Gradescope or Collaborate – come back to this site https://sites.reading.ac.uk/tel-support-for-students.

If you have a query about how the tools work, or if you run into problems using them, please log a ticket on the IT Self Service Portal

Use this Blackboard Help Request Form to ensure that your query is addressed by the appropriate person as promptly as possible. 

Screenshot of the Self Service portal, highlighting the link to log a Blackboard help request