• 22/23 Module creation!

    We are at that time of year again – all SEM1, SEM2, and SEM12 (year-long) modules will be created on the 20th of June. CTIL has been in contact with schools to confirm a few minor updates to the templates. The default changes are: Updated URLs for links (e.g. accessibility…

  • Teaching Spaces Update: From Hybrid to Lecture Capture

    Having delivered on its key objectives, the Hybrid Teaching Spaces project is drawing to a close and handing on day-to-day support of the new facilities on to UoDIT. However, this isn’t the last you’ll hear from us as we’re shifting our focus to delivering universal lecture capture, so read on for some key information about ongoing support for hybrid and what to expect from the new lecture capture project over the summer.

  • Resolved- Turnitin issue

    Update: (10/05/22 at 14:40) Turnitin have resolved the issue. They have confirmed that it occurred between 10:22 and 14:05 BST. Turnitin have reported that they are currently experiencing service degradation. This includes delays in generating or showing similarity reports, and they are also reporting degraded service for Turnitin submissions. If…

  • Make your Module accessible

    19th May 2022 is this years “Global Accessibility Awareness Day“. CTIL are organising some drop in sessions and workshops from Monday 16th to help staff ensure their Module Materials are accessible to all students.

  • Resolved – Important Turnitin issue

    Update: 29/04/22 at 12:21 BST – Turnitin have resolved the issue and we can confirm that service is restored. The issue appears to have occurred between 10:04 and 11:34 BST. Users were able to access Turnitin from approximately 10:45 BST, but there were still service issues including delays for generating…

  • Resolved: Turnitin issue – degraded performance

    Update: (06/04/22 at 14:50): Turnitin have confirmed that there was overall service degradation between April 4th 17:30 – April 6th 12:40 BST. This consisted of overall slowness, issues saving comments and Quickmarks, and an “Pool “ev-app-yang-POOL” error message. Within that time frame, from approximately 11:-00 – 13:00 BST, there was…

  • Hybrid Update #12: Capture & Stream + Dual-Mode Rollout

    Good afternoon everyone, I hope you are all well and beginning to take a bit of a break with Easter on the horizon. You haven’t heard much (or anything!) from me via blog post as I tend to hide behind the scenes working on the operational side of the Hybrid…

  • Changes to Enterprise Survey set up

    If you or your school uses Enterprise Surveys, please read this process update closely and share it with any relevant person in you school! What is it? This is a tool provided by Blackboard (My Dundee) to deploy anonymous end of module surveys. Check out our guide for more information!…

  • We are Here to Help!

    In order to best serve the community, we have created a booking system to help you with your hybrid teaching and digital education service needs! This system, called Here to Help, is currently being piloted and is now available. There are currently two options within this service, one to help…

  • Resolved – Important Turnitin issue

    Update (15 March 2022) Turnitin have now resolved this issue, and the Feedback Release Date will determine when marks and feedback are released to students, as it should. You can review Turnitin’s Status Update here. In the new release of Blackboard which is due to go live today, 03 March…