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
2 members of the Pebblepad team came up to QMU on Thursday 25 October. They spent the morning discussing the latest changes to Pebblepad which include the ability to "error-check" table cells to ensure the intended content type is entered (Date, Time, Number, Text). If a table column is limited to Time or Number, the … Continue reading Pebblepad new features
“the greater a student’s “sense of belonging” to the university, the greater is his or her commitment to that institution … and the more likely it is that he or she will remain” (Hoffman et al (2002-2003, p.228). Online learners need to develop and maintain a healthy Sense of Belonging (SoB) if they are to … Continue reading A tutor toolkit to promote a Sense of Belonging for online learners
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.
2 members of the Pebblepad team came up to QMU on Thursday (25 October). They spent the morning discussing the latest changes to Pebblepad which include the ability to "error-check" table cells to ensure the intended content type is entered (Date, Time, Number, Text). If a table column is limited to Time or Number, the column … Continue reading Pebblepad visit QMU
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