Author: Joseph Wilcox

It’s the end of the TEL blog… Long live the TEL blog!

Our blog has been relocated to our new website which you can access by clicking anywhere on the image below: All future blog posts as well as the iPad booking form and much more can be found here: We have listened to

Reminder: Blackboard upgrade this weekend

This is a reminder about the Blackboard upgrade taking place at the end of July. The upgrade will start at 6pm on Friday 28th July 2017 and is expected to be completed on the afternoon of Saturday 29th July 2017.

Embedding and linking

The term ’embedding’ is one that you may be hearing more and more in relation to online teaching applications, and with good reason. It is a simple step to take that can make the way students access and interact with

Assessment contingency process – update from AJP

Refined business contingency process now in place to support assessment Over the past few months, the Assessment Journey Programme team has been working with a number of key stakeholders across the University to define and test a business contingency process

Blackboard Upgrade Weekend – 28-30 July

Please see info below from the central TEL team on this summer’s Blackboard upgrade. If you have any questions please contact ! HWB TEL Blackboard Upgrade Weekend – 28-30 July | Technology Enhanced Learning at SHU This summer’s Blackboard upgrade

Marking on an iPad: Blackboard Grader App

Did you know you can mark student assignments submitted to Blackboard on an iPad? The Blackboard Grader App allows you to add comments and grades to an assignment in the same way that you would via Crocodoc on a desktop

New solution: Submitting videos for assessment

Solution to support the upload of media files is now available – Assessment Journey Programme A new solution has been integrated with Blackboard which will allow students and staff to upload media files (currently up to 2GB in size, approx

Google +/ Google Communities

 Google Plus Using social media in teaching and learning can have great results, allowing students to easily interact with one another on a familiar platform. It can however also lead to issues with to privacy and security; Google Plus is one option

HWB assessment information: one stop shop!

As a team we create a number of resources to support staff with online assessment as well as signpost those created centrally by the University. This, along with the relevant faculty guidelines, leads to a lot of information in a

Adobe Spark!

Adobe Spark Adobe Spark is a collection of creative tools available for free online that allow you to quickly create professional looking animated videos, scrolling web stories and social media graphics. The three tools available are Spark Video, Spark Page,