• Learning Edge is getting a Face Lift! Summer 2012 Upgrade

    This year we heard staff and students saying how much they liked Learning Edge but if there was one thing they could change, it would be how it looks. Well, we are pleased to announce that Learning Edge will be getting a face lift this summer with an upgrade to Service Pack 8. The work […]

  • Farewell CE8 (Old Blackboard)

    Over the past 18 months, programmes, courses and modules have been moved to Learning Edge (Blackboard 9.1). Since December 2011 access to CE8 (old Blackboard) was restricted. Some staff were granted extended access in order to wrap up old modules before the summer. Now we have reached the final stage and will be switching off CE8 […]

  • Podcasting with Campus Pack

    It is now possible to create podcasts within Learning Edge using the Campus Pack podcast tool. So exactly what is a podcast? A podcast is a type of digital media consisting of an episodic series of files (either audio or video) subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication (RSS Feeds) Podcasting lets you automatically receive […]

  • Blackboard 9.1 Journal Tool – Reflections in Writing.

    JOURNAL Communication – Blackboard 9.1 offers new opportunities for using social communication tools including Journals, blogs and wikis.  The main difference between a blog and a journal is that blogs tend to be used for group debate and to comment, and the Journal tool for individual reflection.  Journals offer a personal writing space for self-reflection […]