Blackboard Ally is a tool that offers staff advice on the accessibility of the resources they upload to Blackboard, and offers students those same resources in a number of alternative formats. Ally provides feedback to staff on the accessibility (for example to a student using a screenreader) of the content they upload, and advice and … Continue reading Blackboard Ally
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
We have installed the latest version of the Turnitin “Basic” integration with Blackboard (Hub). There’s one bug fix: for assignments set up with Anonymous Marking, the Sync Grades button (which we shouldn’t ever need to use!) was de-anonymising the marks in the Grade Centre. This no longer happens. There’s also a different look to the … Continue reading Turnitin Update
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
"Demonstration of new synchronous web conferencing software" is a long title, but basically we want to show you some fancy new tech at QMU.
We've collected together some quick tips when it come to setting up your module areas for 2016/7