• Adaptive release – Getting the right content to the right students at the right time

    Did you know that content displayed in Blackboard 9.1 does not have to be released to all the students all at once. The ‘Adaptive Release’ and ‘Adaptive Release: Advanced’ tools allow an instructor to customise the release of any content, making its availability determined by a series of criteria, including, date, membership and grade. By […]

  • Staff Reminder: Learning Edge Drop In 23.01.12

    Are you working on something new in Learning Edge? Do you want help or ideas? Staff are invited to visit the LINC Development* room at lunch time on Monday to: Explore the potential of Learning Edge Focus on enhancing current practice Resolve any queries These regular open door Drop In sessions have been organised to […]

  • What’s on your Learning Edge wish list? Extending the functionality of Blackboard with Building Blocks

    There are a vast number of tools and features available in Blackboard, but I’m sure you will agree, there are some things you can’t do, at least not yet! The great thing though about Blackboard is that through Building Blocks we can build more functionality into the system. Perhaps you would like new features which help […]

  • What technologies did you get for Christmas?

    Many of you lucky folks will have been fortunate enough to have received amazing new personal technologies or tools this Christmas and we’d love to hear about what you’ve got and how you’re using them in your studies, or for your teaching. You can use the comments box below to tell us all about how […]

  • Staff Reminder: Learning Edge Drop In 12.01.12

    Are you working on something new in Learning Edge? Do you want help or ideas? Staff are invited to visit the LINC Development* room at lunch time tomorrow to: Explore the potential of Learning Edge Focus on enhancing current practice Resolve any queries These regular open door Drop In sessions have been organised to support […]

  • Emerging Technologies Session: Coming of Age – Professionalising the Blog

    Do you have an image and message you need to get out to a wider audience? Are you a blogger or thinking about starting a professional blog that focuses on aspects of academic practice – then this session may be for you (Mon 16th  January, 1pm-2pm). Blogs are now a mainstream social media tool used to […]

  • Students – keep telling us what you think!

    There is still time to win one of our prizes (£50 Amazon vouchers, 2 x £25 Amazon vouchers or a 1GB USB wristband) by completing the fourth Students eLearning Survey. We have now had 327 responses to our survey so a big thank you to all those who have completed it so far, but we […]

  • Taking the online survey to the student.

    How FM and LTD used tablet technologies for a student survey. In December Facilities Management wanted to know more about how students were using the HUB, and more specifically, the food services within the new building. They were considering how they could take a survey to the students, to encourage engagement, and maximise responses. Danielle […]