This novel education course is an important output from the Lydia Osteoporosis Project, an extensive programme of research and education at QMU, ongoing since 2012
Blackboard Collaborate is available to deploy in every Hub area.
From the start of this academic year, Queen Margaret University has adopted online marking using Turnitin. The Turnitin Summit provided us with an opportunity to meet with the Turnitin management team and discuss community feedback. Turnitin is currently used in 160 countries for checking Academic Integrity, Online Marking and Feedback. Over the last 12-months, there have been … Continue reading Turnitin Summit – September 2018
Three-years-ago I visited Kathmandu to lead the rollout and required staff development of the Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) software, processes and practices. This resulted in 100% of eligible submissions and feedback being digitalised, creating a transparent and efficient approach to marking whilst benefiting students with the timely delivery of detailed in script feedback. The efficacy of the EMA approach … Continue reading Visit to Kathmandu – August 2018
Blackboard Collaborate is becoming a central pillar of QMUs delivery of online learning. Blackboard has been listening to community feedback and after the 26th July update the following features will be made available.
A real-time online learning session is an internet-based live event where learners and tutors can participate in presentations, video discussions, live chat, breakout groups and polling.
At Queen Margaret University, approximately 9,300 essays have been marked by tutors within Turnitin and 1,768 assets submitted to ePortfolio over the last 12-months. For Turnitin, those figures represent a ten-fold increase in its use for marking, within just 4-years. Senate and Student Experience Committee endorsed that "from September 2018 all eligible submissions, by default, … Continue reading Introducing Digital Assessments
As 2017/8 academic year draws to a close our attention begins to moves towards the new academic year, in addition to the shows at the Edinburgh Fringe. This year, there is a subtly different process for completing your module roll over. As always, you can start afresh uploading new material to your 2018/9 module areas … Continue reading Hub help: Blackboard course list
Blackboard’s Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC) returned to the UK this year, in the vibrant city of Manchester. The conference was attended by participants from 101 institutions in 22 countries and provided us with the opportunity to catch up with our peers, discuss best practice and contribute to shaping the future direction of the EdTech sector. … Continue reading Blackboard TLC 2018
Online tutorials, seminars and presentations brings learners and tutors together in a shared online space. Adobe Connect is a collaborative online workspace for tutors and learners to conduct presentations, share online materials and facilitate group work. In this initial online workshop tutors will be introduced to Adobe Connect, how to prepare for a session, options for uploading materials and … Continue reading REAL-TIME ONLINE LEARNING WITH ADOBE CONNECT