2014-04-03 12.04.07

Reminder: Make your 2015/16 Blackboard sites available

With the start of the new academic year being upon us, don’t forget to make your Blackbaord sites available so that your students can access them. To check if a site is available, just log in to shuspace and look at the list of your Blackboard sites.  If ‘(unavailable to students)’ appears next to the name of…

2015/16 Blackboard sites have now been copied

The process of automatically copying Blackboard sites for the 2015/16 academic year is now complete, and you can access your new sites and start preparing them. Staff enrolments have been carried across to the new sites. You will need to use the Staff Enrolment Tool in the Control Panel to add any new staff or unenrol…

2014-04-03 12.02.21

TEL guide for course planning teams published

Members of the TEL team and Assessment Journey Programme have recently compiled a resource to assist course planning teams in ensuring effective use of technology for learning, teaching and assessment during revalidation. The ‘Design with Online in Mind‘ leaflet provides information about key considerations related to the use of technology and links to other resources…

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Preparing your 2014/15 PebblePad Workspaces

If you have been using PebblePad Workspaces (i.e. ATLAS) through Blackboard for assessment it is important to note that they are not copied into new Blackboard sites at the start of the year, therefore you will need to add new links in your sites. After you have added the link to your Blackboard site in…

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Preparing your 2014/15 Blackboard sites

Ensure that your Blackboard sites for 2014/15 are ready to use and available to students by the start of teaching. The TEL Help site contains a checklist we have created and contacts to support you with preparing your Blackboard sites before making them available to students. The checklist covers: updating staff enrolments and their contact details…

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2014/15 sites are now copied

The process of automatically copying Blackboard sites for the 2014/15 academic year is now complete, and you will be able to access your new sites and start preparing them. Staff enrolments will be carried across to the new sites. You will need to use the Staff Enrolment Tool in the Control Panel to add any…

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Supported time sessions for preparing 2014/15 Blackboard sites

Over the summer months, staff will be preparing their 2014/15 Blackboard sites so they are ready to use with students. Supported time sessions will be available from June through to September where you can prepare your site with a member of the central and/or faculty Technology Enhanced Learning teams on hand to explain the process and…

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Blackboard sites 2014/15

Each year we automatically create copies of Blackboard sites for the coming academic year. This year the process will begin on Monday 2  June and is expected to take about a week to complete. The copied sites include the content from the current year’s site but not the announcements, discussions or Grade Centre columns. Only…

Preparing your 2013/14 Blackboard sites

Over the summer months, staff will be preparing their 2013/14 Blackboard sites so they are ready to use with students. Supported time sessions will be available from July through to September where you can prepare your site with a member of the Technology Enhanced Learning Team on hand to explain the process and provide support.…