• New Tool: Qwickly Jot Assignment.

    Some staff will have seen the Qwickly tool on the My Dundee landing page, which is useful for making modules available, and posting announcements to multiple modules. We now have the Qwickly Jot Assignments – which will let staff upload images for students to mark up. There is more information (and…

  • Office Mix – discontinued … but the tools are coming to Powerpoint

    We know that a number of staff have been working with Office Mix – however, it is being discontinued. If you have any presentations that were developed using mix, please see Microsoft’s information about migrating your presentations. (You may find that you have to sign in several times to complete…

  • Blackboard Webinar – New Box view.

    NOTE: This is aimed at those staff using Blackboard’s assignment tool, not those using Turnitin for marking and feedback. It also does not affect those using Moodle marking tools for some medical courses.  As you may know, Blackboard’s marking tool has changed; this was driven by a change in the…

  • Questionmark On Demand Access Denied Error

    Unfortunately we are currently experiencing an issue with our instance of Questionmark On Demand at the moment. When logging in using the standard URL (https://ondemand.questionmark.eu/home/607766/) users may be presented with an ‘Access Denied’ error message. We have reported this to our vendor and they have raised this as a fault…

  • Questionmark On Demand – Urgent: Emergency Maintenance Tonight (18-Jan-2018) at 23:30 GMT

    Please be advised that Emergency Maintenance with potential for disruption to the Questionmark OnDemand EU (ondemand.questionmark.eu) service will occur this evening. The maintenance will occur during the following 30-minute window: Emergency Maintenance window BEGINS: Thursday, 18-Jan-2018 23:00 GMT Emergency Maintenance window ENDS: Thursday, 18-Jan-2018 23:30 GMT Purpose of the Maintenance A…

  • My Dundee and Turnitin Training

    CTIL are offering some bookable training sessions for My Dundee and Turnitin . These sessions are bookable via Eventbrite – and are limited to 15 people per session. My Dundee. An Introduction for staff who’re new to My Dundee (or who feel they need a reminder of the basics). We’ll…

  • My Dundee upgrade: Goodbye Crocodoc, Hello New Box View

    As you will have seen, we have recently upgraded our version of Blackboard, which is what powers My Dundee. While most of the changes were bug fixes, the one that may affect some staff is the change from using Crocodoc to annotate work that was submitted via the Blackboard assignment…

  • My Dundee upgrade: Improvements to Turnitin integration.

    At the same time as upgrading the main Blackboard set of tools, we also upgraded the integration that we have between My Dundee and Turnitin. The key improvement for staff is that we now have the ability for staff (not students) to see a list of all of the Turnitin…

  • Welcome back!

    and, welcome to all new staff and students. We have recently updated the software behind My Dundee, which has brought a few new features, there’s more about them, and some of the upcoming training in other posts on the blog.