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Spotlight on improving presentations

Would you like to improve the accessibility of your lectures?    In a trial funded by the Disability Advisory and Support Service (DASS), the IT

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Week zero: Start of Year 2018/19 is here

We’re all gearing up for Welcome week starting on 17th September – but did you know that enrolled students have access to activated Blackboard courses

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Blackboard upgrade July 2018

Teams from Student Systems and eLearning have successfully tested and implemented an upgrade to Blackboard, our University’s VLE, over the weekend of 20-22 July 2018.

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Getting your Blackboard course ready for the new academic year 2018/19

You should now be thinking about accessing and preparing your Blackboard course space (Bb course) for the new academic year 2018/19. Guidance about accessing Blackboard and

Creating Smart Views - Mobile Phone

Quick tips: creating smart views based on test scores

This Quick Tips video talks you through how to create smart views in the Blackboard Grade Centre based on test scores. A smart view allows

Access to Blackboard for Graduands

Access to Blackboard for graduands

Graduands – people who have completed a Programme of Study but not yet had their Graduation ceremony – now have Blackboard access consistent with access

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Quick tips: recording voice feedback in Turnitin

This Quick Tips video shows you how to add voice feedback in Turnitin. This is a particularly quick and effective way to provide personal feedback

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Quick tips: creating a question set

This Quick Tips video shows you how to create question sets in Blackboard. Question sets are a collection of questions that have been drawn from

Future Digital Challenges

Future digital challenges: a handy toolkit

As the University invests more and more in digital capability for the future, colleagues now have the chance to find out how savvy they are

Setting up a Weighted Column

Quick tips: setting up a weighted column in the Grade Centre

This quick tips video shows you how to set up Weighted Columns in the Grade Centre, so that marks of zero are taken into account in

Events and training


New training workshop for FSE teaching & learning support staff

Does your work involve supporting or administering Blackboard courses? Is the Grade Centre too full of information for you to ...
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Let Blackboard know what you think

At Blackboard's recent European Teaching & Learning Conference, our assistant eLearning Manager Stuart Anderson attended a session with Blackboard's User ...
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Ctrl+Alt+Educate: HE in the Digital Age

Audience: All staff who are interested in developing their teaching through the use of technology and for staff who are ...
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Showcase


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Weaving on the web – a weave catalogue for fashion students

Until recently, the School of Materials directed students to paper-based resources to look at weave structures. This was becoming increasingly ...
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Writing multiple choice questions – a handy guide

Multiple choice questions (MCQs) can be a useful time saver for academics as they are quick to mark, but they are only ...
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Updates to the lecture capture system

The University's lecture capture system has been undergoing some improvements, and new features are currently being tested or have already ...
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Resources


a presenter magnifying part of a presentation slide using a remote pointer
Would you like to improve the accessibility of your lectures?    In a trial funded by the Disability Advisory and ...
Read More
Blackboard Image
We're all gearing up for Welcome week starting on 17th September - but did you know that enrolled students have ...
Read More
toolbox and tools
Teams from Student Systems and eLearning have successfully tested and implemented an upgrade to Blackboard, our University’s VLE, over the ...
Read More
Light bulb Image
You should now be thinking about accessing and preparing your Blackboard course space (Bb course) for the new academic year ...
Read More
Creating Smart Views - Mobile Phone
This Quick Tips video talks you through how to create smart views in the Blackboard Grade Centre based on test ...
Read More
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