• QAA Annual Conference 2021 – Quality, Resilience, Innovation and Enhancement

    Universities have shown themselves to be flexible and resilient over the past year, and we should learn from this as we come out of the pandemic and look to our learning and teaching going forward. We need to help students make better choices when faced with the pressures of studying by providing the right support, and not creating a catastrophe from making the wrong decision.

  • Error creating a Journal in My Dundee – Temporary Fix

    Temporary fix Blackboard are still looking at finding a solution for the existing issue that staff have with a difficulty creating a journal. We have now found a work around that will help you to get ready for the start of term. The process is this: In your Sandbox:  Create…

  • Netflix in the classroom

    As an instructor, you may have found yourself wishing you could show a film from Netflix in your classroom. Until recently, Netflix has not allowed their content to be shared in public spaces, even for educational purposes. Netflix have now opened up some of their original content to be screened…

  • December Newsletter

    CTIL NEWSLETTER End of Term: Everyone Ready for a Nice Nap Hi everyone!  We hope everyone has had a good term, and is ready for some rest over the upcoming break. We’ve been busy at CTIL up until the very end of term. We’ll keep this month’s update short and…

  • Best Tools for Student Journals

    We have several tools which are ideal for students’ reflective work, from discussion boards, to journals, to wikis. Read about them below to decide which tool is right for the needs of your assignment.