• Lynda.com is Becoming LinkedIn Learning

    Many of you have used the Lynda.com video library to help you learn how to use new software, or perhaps to help you develop other skills. You might also know that Lynda.com is owned by LinkedIn, who have been developing LinkedIn Learning as a new place to access the video courses. Edge Hill University will […]

  • Upgrade to the eShare repository

    Please make a note in your diaries.  On May 2nd 2017 our eShare repository will be upgraded to the latest version of the core ePrints repository software.  We have been informed that for 48 hours, the repository will be ‘at risk’.  Access to the repository will be frozen, therefore staff will be unable to upload […]

  • Blackboard Upgrade: Summer 2016

    This summer, Blackboard will be upgraded to a new and much improved release. The upgrade will take place from Sunday 17th July 2016 (7.30pm) until Monday 18th July (3.30pm). During this time, please note that the VLE will be unavailable. A number of exciting interface changes will be added to Blackboard Learn, Qwickly Attendance and […]

  • Collaborate Ultra: Improved Features

    Look who’s talking …  On Saturday 20th February the web conferencing system, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra will be updated to ensure all Learning Edge users have the latest feature updates and of course to squash those pesky bugs! Lets dig in to the top 3 improvements: 1) “See who is speaking …” Microphone icons now appear next to […]

  • Collaborate Ultra now available to all courses

    Earlier today we upgraded the University’s web-conferencing system, Blackboard Collaborate, to the new, user-friendly, ‘Ultra’ experience. All 2015 courses have a link from their main menu to the Collaborate system – users simply need to click on the Collaborate button on the left, then Join Room buttons to launch the web conferencing system: Blackboard’s Collaborate […]

  • Collaborate to be upgraded on Mon 16th November

    We’ve listened to your feedback and will be upgrading the university’s web-conferencing system, Blackboard Collaborate, to a new, user-friendly, ‘Ultra’ experience on Mon 16th November at 2 am. Improvement Highlights Online sessions can be accessed easily and quickly from within the browser; An intuitive and clutter-free interface; Your course room stays open 24/7 allowing independent student […]

  • Summer’s over… Let’s welcome the new term!

    We wave goodbye to the long days, sunshine(?!) and quiet campus but instead we greet our new students and all the fun – and challenges – that the new term brings! So what’s been happening lately in the world of learning technology? Well, possibly not much that you can actually see but plenty has been […]

  • Linked Out…

    Have you ever come across a broken link to an external website? Annoying isn’t it? Especially if the content you want to access has moved to a different location, requiring you to start searching all over again. Fortunately in Blackboard this is now a thing of the past! As a tutor you can check the validity of […]

  • Blackboard 9.1 summer upgrade 2015

    The 2015 Blackboard upgrade will commence from 7:30 pm, 12th July (Sunday) to 7:30 am, 13th July (Monday). Blackboard will be unavailable during this period. This upgrade will provide the annual updates to back-end functionality and security and ensure an even better stability of the system and its components. Blackboard will be available from 13th […]

  • Summer 2014 – Blackboard Upgrade Awareness Webinar

    Summer each year allows a window of opportunity for Learning Technology to update Blackboard to the latest version, containing new features and fixing a number of niggles. This year, the upgrade will occur on the evening of Sunday 20th July into the morning of Monday 21st July.  During this time, there will be no access […]