• Removal of old recordings in Collaborate

    Removal of recordings in Collaborate prior to the 22/23 AY As last year, we will be removing older recordings from collaborate . This is for two main reasons – the first and most timely is that we need to reduce our overall storage footprint. The second is to set up…

  • 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…

  • Enhancing your Module

    Enhance your module.  Enhance your Module is a My Dundee Module, that will encourage you to think about how you get more out of the online learning environment in your My Dundee modules. Designed to be primarily self directed, it guides you through developing a new module to ensure your…

  • 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…