Blackboard Collaborate is available to deploy in every Hub area.
Presentation at the Teaching Excellence Network at the University of Glasgow by Susi Peacock and Christine DePlacido Last month, Susi and Christine visited the University of Glasgow to present at their inaugural event of the Teaching Excellence Network for Senior and Principal Fellows and Teaching Award winners. The Network seeks to establish a trusting, collegiate, … Continue reading Developing a Network to Support Change.
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
EPortfolio dropins start today. They are every Wednesday now until 5 December 2018, except for 31 October 2018. They are held in the Effective Learning Services room (ELS room, 1153) in the Library.
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
A total of 85 participants from subject specialisms as diverse as journalism, speech and language, business, media, physiotherapy and occupational therapy attended the six workshops on
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.
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