Blackboard is the University’s online virtual learning environment (VLE) and is used to provide resources and to access course information.
As Blackboard is a web-based resource you can access it at any time and from any place through the myAston Portal (MAP) or directly via http://vle.aston.ac.uk
All you need to do is log in using your standard University username and password.
In addition to course information it provides many other features;
Access lecture notes and presentations (including audio and video clips)
Access your grades
Communicate with your instructor and classmates
Complete assignments and submit courseworks
Take online quizzes and tests
Take part in discussions and group work
Help and advice
Blackboard is supported by the Technology Enhanced Learning team which is not part of IT Services, however, there are resources to help you use and solve any problem you may encounter;
If you can't find the answer in either of these resources, then please contact the TEL Team via firstname.lastname@example.org