There's been a slight delay in the procurement phase of this project. Despite this, I'm pleased to announce that the Invitation-to-Tender has been issued on Public Contracts Scotland, where we're awaiting responses from vendors. Importantly, this delay does not affect our target launch of June 2024. We'll still be running an early adopter programme throughout Semester 2 (23/24). To keep everyone informed, I thought it appropriate to share an updated schedule. The Integrated Video Project aims to: 1. Reassess our institutional requirements for a video service in response to the significant changes in practice and facilities following the Covid Pandemic.2 ...
Key takeaways As of the 31st of December, 2023, you will be unable to access legacy Turnitin submission areas connected to Original style module areas in My Dundee (A/Y 19/20 and older). If you wish to retain access to the submissions stored within these areas, you must manually download the files and store them in a secure backup location. This is happening because Blackboard are withdrawing support for this old method of connecting modules areas to external tools, such as Turnitin. This means that as of 31 December 2023, no Turnitin submission points or assignments will be accessible from any ...
What is Qwickly? Qwickly is a new tool that allows instructors to quickly post announcements on all the modules they’re involved with, and, at the start of term, make all modules available. Adding the Qwickly block to your account. On your MyDundee homepage, click “Add Block”, then search for “Qwickly”, and add it. You should now see it on your home page. More information Qwickly website Kentucky University’s information on Qwickly Note: There are a number of versions of Qwickly – ... read more
This is the app for instructors. Unlike Mobile Learn, there are separate apps for instructors and students, so staff who are also students on some modules will need to download both apps. (Though note that the site is now more responsive than it was, so you may be able to achieve what you want to do in the browser on your tablet / phone) More information Blackboard's full set of help documentation Contact eLearning@dundee.ac.uk if you have other queries ... read more
Blackboard have now released their app for Instructors. This is a summary of the key points, for further instructions, please see Blackboard for Instructors (help page) Students - there is also a new app for students, more on that soon ... read more
The following notice came in from Turinit: Service Announcement Planned Turnitin Maintenance: Saturday August 5, 2017 7am – 1pm PST / 3pm – 9pm BST / 12am – 6am (Sunday 6) AEST (click here for your local time zone).Turnitin will be undergoing essential maintenance and will be unavailable. All Turnitin customers on the following services will be affected including: Turnitin (including mobile) TurnitinUK Integrations iThenticate WriteCheck The following services will not be affected: Revision Assistant Where applicable, please be aware ... read more
We are currently rolling over modules in MyDundee. Just to remind you, this is the process by which we create new modules, either rolled over from the previous year, or empty ones, for those that prefer to significantly update their modules. This does take some time, as we have to extract data from information that school offices have supplied, check its validity, then generate upload files (our new system administrator, Andy Dalrymple, has created a great form which makes this ... read more