Online Learning Platforms

Learning Edge (including Blackboard)

Learning Edge is the name we use to refer to Edge Hill’s online environment for learning and teaching. It consists of the Blackboard Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), and a range of other tools such as Turnitin. You will find Course and Module areas related to your course in Blackboard, along with links to a range of other useful resources.  This short video will show you how to log in to Learning Edge.

Learning Edge Guides

Learning Edge
What is Learning Edge? This quick guide describes the suite of Edge Hill University teaching and learning tools.

Learning Edge (Blackboard): Getting Started
An absolute beginner’s introduction to accessing and finding your way around Blackboard.

What is Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation?
For new and returning students, this introduces new look Blackboard.

Turnitin: Frequently Asked Questions
If you have a question about Turnitin, it might be answered here.

Video Guides

If you are a returning student, the following videos introduce you to the new navigation and home page for Blackboard, introduced this Summer. Click to launch.

Link to Blackboard Video - Control your Course List View Link to Blackboard Video - The Institution PageLink to Blackboard Video - Personalise your Profile and Notifications Link to Blackboard Video - Activity StreamLink to Blackboard Video - Quick Access Grades, and Communications

Blackboard Collaborate

Collaborate is a real-time virtual classroom (web conferencing) tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. Each Learning Edge Course is supported by a dedicated virtual classroom.