• Learning Edge Maintenance: Now Completed

    The essential maintenance in the AMS datacenter has been completed ahead of schedule – the second maintenance window scheduled for early Friday morning is not required. Full access to Learning Edge (Blackboard 9.1) has now been resumed. We apologise for any disruption this may have caused to you. Katherine Richardson LTD Operations Co-ordinator

  • Learning Edge Maintenance: System Unavailable Overnight – 29th & 30th December

    Learning Edge, Blackboard Learn (version 9.1.7) will be unavailable overnight (from midnight to 8:00 a.m) on the 29th and 30th of December while Blackboard Managed Hosting carry out essential maintenance in the AMS datacenter. This proactive maintenance will ensure the highest level of network performance and stability. The Blackboard engineers hope to complete the work […]

  • Using Audio and Video in Teaching and Learning: Session Notes

    For those who couldn’t make it to last week’s session on using audio and video in teaching and learning, I thought it would be worth making the session notes more widely available. The notes cover the main areas that we talked about. They will be developed further over time, and as we run the session […]

  • You’ve got to be in it to win it …

    Our fourth Students eLearning Survey has only been open for a week and we’ve already had 180 responses – thank you to everyone who has completed it so far! As you know we are giving away one of our Learning Services USB wristbands for every 20th response so this means we have given 9 away […]

  • Learning Edge Upgrade: System Unavailable – 19th-21st December

    Learning Edge (Blackboard 9.1) will be unavailable from 21:30 pm on Monday 19th December to 12:00 pm (midday) on Wednesday 21st December whilst the system is upgraded. This work will introduce several fixes to minor bugs and glitches and provide you with a more stable, reliable and feature rich system. For more information about the […]

  • Join the Slim-Down Revolution….Image Optimisation for Everyone

    Part of the “55 Minute Learning Bites” series. Looking at the basics of producing images which are small in file size and without compromising on quality can also be more accessible to your audience. This session is aimed at anyone who wants to make their image files less demanding on documents and storage space – […]

  • Students – win £50 Amazon vouchers!

    Believe it or not the time has come again for us to launch our annual students’ e-Learning survey! This is the fourth year we’ve ran this survey and it’s great that we’re able to build up a picture of our students’ experiences and expectations of technology and see trends emerging over the years. The survey […]

  • Top tips for Learning Edge

    In LTD we get asked a lot of questions by staff and students about various ‘hot topics’. We have tried to gather as many of these current issues in the hope of answering them here. 1. Can I forward emails from my student email address to an external address? Of course! Just like your personal […]