• A Reminder about Blackboard Assignment Marking Workflows

    When marking Blackboard tests/assignments it is recommend that you annotate using the in-built annotation tools in My Dundee.  If you do encounter any issues with this, please raise a ticket via Help4u. If you need to mark offline, we recommend staff use Adobe Acrobat Reader to annotate/create comments.   Students should…

  • Upcoming Workshops – Infographics in an Educational Context

    Are you interested in creating educational infographics? Infographics can be used in a range of contexts within education from visualisation of complex data sets to communicating simple concepts in a visual way. LJ Logue of SSEN and Eve Laws of TILT, (School of Medicine) are running some introductory workshops in…

  • A wee reminder about online classroom tools

    Blackboard Collaborate The university’s chosen online classroom is Blackboard Collaborate. This tool integrates well with My Dundee and offers a growing collection of teaching focused functionality. You can find guidance for this tool as a moderator or participant on the Blackboard Help Site, the CTIL guide pages or from the…

  • How to Succeed with Online Learning

    To succeed with online learning, there are four main areas you might want to consider. Paying attention to each of these can help you learn as efficiently as possible. Do you have any other tips for successful online learning? Please share with your colleagues, peers or comment below. Online Learning…

  • CTIL’s 12 Tools of Christmas

    Having been very impressed by the L&T Hub Peer Learning Team’s Online Peer Learning Strategies advent calendar, we have taken the excuse to create something fun, useful and Christmas themed whilst showcasing Padlet.  Taking inspiration from the 12 days of Christmas Carol, we have collated 12 apps, websites and tools…