• Keep calm & submit this summer

    Advice for a stress free submission. First, please use the Chrome or Firefox browsers if you are submitting online.  Note that the default browser in Windows 10 is Edge – perhaps OK for surfing the net – but we believe it isn’t performing so well for ‘high stakes’ activity such as assignment submission.  We see a handful […]

  • Professional Web Conferencing software available to all

    If you want to share documents, videos, and see your colleagues face to face, then use the Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing tool.  You can do most of this on your mobile too as there are apps for Apple and Android devices. The Collaborate system can be thought of as a ‘virtual classroom’ – enabling you […]

  • Campus Pack – Improved user interface – August 2nd 2014

    The update to the Campus Pack user interface due this weekend has been rescheduled to 2nd August. The system is used to support things such as the Trainee Teachers’ Standards ePortfolio. The new user interface looks ‘cleaner’ with more white space. Please see this earlier blog post for details of the upgrade: Campus Pack – improved […]

  • Campus Pack – improved user interface.

    Campus Pack, the system that is used to support things such as the trainee teachers ‘standards eportfolio, is getting a new user interface on 2nd August*. The new user interface looks ‘cleaner’ with more white space.  Here are some of the things you can expect to see, with a link to a detailed posting from […]

  • Don’t turn your mobile off!

    … if notifications are irritating you – CHANGE THE SETTINGS! Blackboard’s Mobile App (updated to v4.0 in August) has been a great hit with Edge Hill students, increasing engagement with courses and facilitating online discussion with fellow students. However, we have heard that some students have stopped using the app because their phones were getting […]

  • Two e-learning blogs I sometimes use.

    Hi Here are a couple of blogs which I’ve found interesting and or useful over the past few months.  The first is Janes e-learning pick of the day: http://janeknight.typdpad.com.  Jane’s “Top 100” has signposted to unknown and reinforced known technologies and services. The second is one I stumbled apon – and then got more interested […]