• A Reminder about Blackboard Assignment Marking Workflows

    When marking Blackboard tests/assignments it is recommend that you annotate using the in-built annotation tools in My Dundee.  If you do encounter any issues with this, please raise a ticket via Help4u. If you need to mark offline, we recommend staff use Adobe Acrobat Reader to annotate/create comments.   Students should…

  • November Newsletter

    CTIL NEWSLETTER MOOC: Massive Open Online Course Massively Successful Hello everyone! In November’s CTIL Newsletter, you’ll find out about the University’s ALT (Association of Learning Technology) membership, get some updates on My Dundee, the Creative Media Team, and our Online Exam Team. You’ll also get to learn a bit about…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Training Sessions: Building a community in My Dundee

    We have a training session for staff available on Community development in My Dundee. We’ll be looking at Collaborate Ultra Blackboard discussions and blogs. When it might be appropriate to move beyond Blackboard tools. November 15th 2-4pm. Booking link    

  • Apps for My Dundee

    You can access My Dundee on your mobile device using two new apps developed by Blackboard (the system on which My Dundee is based). See below for download links to the student and instructor apps as well as for instructions and video guides. Blackboard (students) Download on your iPhone© or…

  • My Dundee Training

    OPD, supported by CTIL, are offering My Dundee training sessions, the next 1 is: Wednesday 15th November: 10am – noon. This session will cover the basics of adding and editing content on My Dundee. We hope to have time at the end to look at some more advanced features, depending…

  • Blackboard App for Instructors

    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.