My Dundee Maple TA Service Disruption – April 12th 2018

We have been advised from our business transformation team that Maple TA will be down for a short period of time to allow for implementation of GDPR regulations. The designated time for this update is April 12th 2018 between the hours of 8.00 PM - 10.00 PM. The Maple TA service on My Dundee will not be available during this time while these transitions are carried out. We apologise for any convenience caused ... read more
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Turnitin Service Alert - Now resolved

Turnitin Service Alert – Now resolved

We have just received the following message from Turnitin. You may have experienced issues viewing submissions within the Feedback Studio. This was down to a service disruption affecting the performance of Turnitin and Turnitin UK. The service was affected between 8 and 10.40 this morning. NOTE: They advise that you clear the cache before re-trying to mark work. Stay up to date with Turnitin system status by following @TurnitinStatus on Twitter. Tweets by TurnitinStatus ... read more
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Using CampusPack Wiki (Students)

What is a wiki? You've probably all used a Wiki - wikipedia is the most used wiki - but there are others. The first wiki was built by Ward Cunningham in 1994, and was designed to be a web site that is very easy to edit - you didn't have to know anything about building a website. The word wiki comes from the Hawaiian for quick. Wikis haven't really changed since then - they're a set of linked web pages ... read more
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Advance Notice: Safe Assign Maintenance (Monday April 2nd 8am – 2pm )

We have been informed by Blackboard that Safe Assign will be unavailable between 8 AM and 2 PM (UK time) on April 2nd. [Note: This was the maintenance that was originally scheduled for March 8th] Please see below for the full message from Blackboard. On April 2nd 2018 from approximately 3 AM EST to 9 AM EST, Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on SafeAssign.  During this time, the service will be unavailable to accept papers and any student submissions ... read more
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Turnitin iOS app (for staff) – UPDATED

IMPORTANT: Before updating the app, ensure that you have synced all papers that are on the iPad. If you are already a user of the app, and have added one or more My Dundee modules to your ‘Class List’ in the app, you can continue to mark submissions on those modules without updating the app (for the time being) ... read more
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Using the iOS app for marking.

Turnitin have an iOS app, allowing you to mark offline. This was updated (March 15th) - and now has a different (easier) way to add modules from my Dundee. [Note: Turnitin does not have Android / Windows / Mac apps] [Updated again on April 16th] If you have un-synced papers in the current app, make sure that you mark and synchronise them BEFORE you update the app.  Once the app is installed, do not login to it from the login screen, ... read more
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Questionmark OnDemand EU – Scheduled Maintenance

Questionmark OnDemand EU - Scheduled Maintenance (ondemand.questionmark.eu) We are writing to inform you about upcoming maintenance of the Questionmark OnDemand EU platform (ondemand.questionmark.eu) and advise of potential for downtime/disruption to the service. Maintenance window begins: Saturday, 17-Mar-2018, 7:00 GMT Maintenance window ends: Saturday, 17-Mar-2018, 13:00 GMT ... read more
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(Resolved) Issue taking Questionmark OnDemand tests on My Dundee

(Resolved) Issue taking Questionmark OnDemand tests on My Dundee

Update 28/02/2018: This issue has now been resolved and Questionmark tests are running again. Users have reported an issue when access Questionmark OnDemand tests on My Dundee. Effected students receive a message saying "Sorry, an unexpected error has occurred, please try again". This issue has been reported to UoD IT who will work with the vendor to find a resolution asap. We will issue further guidance and information once we know more ... read more
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Advance Notice: Safe Assign Maintenance (Thur March 8th 8am – 2pm)

We have been informed by Blackboard that Safe Assign will be unavailable between 8 AM and 2 PM (UK time) on March 8th. Please see below for the full message from Blackboard. On March 8, 2018 from approximately 3 AM EST to 9 AM EST, Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on SafeAssign.  During this time, the service will be unavailable to accept papers and any student submissions made during this period will not receive Originality Reports. This maintenance window ... read more
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My Dundee’s assignments, or Turnitin?

We have two main systems that allow students to upload work to be assessed – Turnitin or My Dundee (Blackboard). While Turnitin remains the preferred option, there are some instances when My Dundee is more suitable. There are a number of reasons for recommending Turnitin generally, including improved similarity checking and a more consistent approach across the university. N.B. If you are marking with student names visible, then many of the Blackboard features are also available if you want to ... read more
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