We offer training on all our core tools, as well as workshops to support you designing good online teaching.

See an overview of all training delivered by the eLearning team. Contact us if you have any query or you like to discuss bespoke training for your department or School.

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Training

Collaborate Ultra is built in to every Blackboard course and community, and – as it opens in your browser – there’s nothing to install. You can use Collaborate Ultra to pre-record your lectures in bite-size chunks, or to interact live with your students via audio, webcam, screen sharing and/or text chat. You can add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact.

You can sign up for Collaborate training here:
HUMEL0187 Teaching and Supporting Students Online with Blackboard Collaborate

Visit our Collaborate Hub to find out more.


VoiceThread Training

VoiceThread is an aysnchronous, collaborative, multimedia slideshow that can include text, images, documents, audio and video, and allows you and your students to navigate slides and leave comments in several ways – using audio, video, or text.. VoiceThreads can be created by staff or students, and be graded or un-graded.

You can sign up for VoiceThread training here:
HUMEL0188 VoiceThread Online

Visit our VoiceThread Hub to find out more.


Adobe Spark Page Training

With Adobe Spark Page, you can create beautiful professional-looking teaching resources as web pages. You can publish your Spark Pages and distribute them with a single web link. or embed them directly into your Blackboard course. You can also share your Spark Pages with others to collaborate on projects within your teaching teams.

You can sign up for Adobe Spark Training here:
HUMEL0196 Getting Started with Adobe Spark Page

Visit our Adobe Spark Page hub to find out more.


Other Training and Courses

If you are interested in finding out more about teaching online you might find these free courses an interesting and useful resource: