Workshop: Blackboard as a collaborative learning solution

Student collaboration in Blackboard. Set-up of online learning space for collaboration among students

Purpose/ Content

The purpose with this workshop is to provide you with an extensive knowledge of the tools in Blackboard, which can support online feedback, testing, knowledge sharing and collaboration among students


  • Creating groups in Blackboard where the students can collaborate and communicate
  • Collaborative tools: Set-up of blogs, wikis and discussion forums
  • Creating tasks and assignments
  • Grading, giving feedback and comments on projects in the grade center
  • Creating rubrics
  • Organising peer feedback
  • Tests and surveys

The participants will get hands-on experience with the presented tools


  • Participants must bring a PC or Mac and have access to and Blackboard.