Virginia Commonwealth University uses Blackboard to facilitate online instructional interaction between student and professor. The Blackboard Learning Management System can be used to post announcements, lecture notes, assignments, and a syllabus. Communication tools include discussion forums, online synchronous chat, audio recordings, email, and interactive online classrooms. The assessment features include online quizzing, surveys, Grade Center management, and grade posting (in Blackboard). 

This article was updated: 04/18/2016