Call for projects using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra in teaching activities

Simpler web conferencing in Blackboard Web conferencing is no longer new technology, but what is new is to have it closely integrated into our current

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A TurningPoint in mobile interactive teaching

Call for projects using TurningPoint Mobile in teaching activities TurningPoint Mobile can be used to get immediate feedback from large groups of students and support

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A new Ally in achieving wider accessibility

You may recently have spotted a coloured indicator next to your uploaded files in Blackboard.  This is a new service which is available in all

Who owns online teaching materials?

Our colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities are launching their Humanities Teaching Online Workhsop series with a session entitled “Who owns online teaching materials?”, on

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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

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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

Events and training


Who owns online teaching materials?

Our colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities are launching their Humanities Teaching Online Workhsop series with a session entitled "Who ...
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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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Showcase


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Mathematical Notation in Blackboard

Historically, displaying mathematical notation in web browsers has been a challenge. For a background to this issue please see our ...
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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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Resources


Simpler web conferencing in Blackboard Web conferencing is no longer new technology, but what is new is to have it ...
Read More
Tiered lecture theatre viewed from the back to the presenter
Call for projects using TurningPoint Mobile in teaching activities TurningPoint Mobile can be used to get immediate feedback from large ...
Read More
Logo for Blackboard Ally accessibility checking tool
You may recently have spotted a coloured indicator next to your uploaded files in Blackboard.  This is a new service ...
Read More
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
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We're all gearing up for Welcome week starting on 17th September - but did you know that enrolled students have ...
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