ABC Design Workshops: An update

In summer 2020, we ran a number of ABC workshops for staff, we built "Blend Your Module" on LearningX - and we generally worked with staff to support them as they rebuilt their modules to work for blended learning, a blend that was pretty unpredictable heading into the winter of 2020-21. Just to add to the fun, we'd upgraded MyDundee to Blackboard Ultra, as it is much more accessible, but it was lot of tools for staff to get to ... read more
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Turnitin Issues – Resolved!

Update 12:40 BST: This issue has now been completely resolved. Turnitin have confirmed that the issue occurred between 09:14 - 12:20 BST. Update - 11:35 BST Turnitin is now accessible so students will be able to submit work and staff will be able to review and add marks and feedback. Turnitin are managing a backlog of work, so there still may be some slowness in service. Their status update page warns that similarity report generation will be delayed. If you had ... read more
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Archival of 7-year-old content from My Dundee (2022)

Now that all modules that start in Semester 1 or 2 of 2022 have been created (this includes all modules coded SEM01, SEM12, and SEM02), it’s time to return to the process of archiving modules older than seven years. As part of our annual process, we archive modules older than seven years for a period of six months, after which they are deleted (unless continued archival is requested). It is now time to archive the next batch of modules! What ... read more
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YuJa: Scheduled Service Interruption

Anybody using YuJa between 17:00 and 17:30 on Wednesday, 20/07/2022 may find their access to the service interrupted and we advice everyone to avoid using YuJa during this time. Note that this post previously had the wrong date/time. The scheduled window for the work is definitely 17:00 to 17:30 on Wednesday, 20/07/2022. Apologies. What is happening? We are updating the certificate attached to the domain: 'video.dundee.ac.uk' which is used by the YuJa video management service. This is a small and ... read more
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Lecture Capture (22/23) #2: Draft Workflow

Lecture Capture (22/23) #2: Draft Workflow

A little behind schedule due to Covid finally catching up to me, i'm pleased to publish the initial draft workflow for how lecture capture will be done in the new academic year. This is also a call for any lecturers willing and able to look over, test out and comment on the workflow to help us refine the process and write clear, concise guides ready for the formal launch of the service. Read on for more details. If you missed ... read more

Scheduled Turnitin Downtime

Turnitin has scheduled downtime for 9 July between 00:00 and 08:00 BST. During this time, Turnitin and the related tool Gradescope will not be available to staff or students for any purpose, including submitting assignments for students, and creating assignments and marking for staff. Although we hope that any and all disruptions to service will occur within this window, you should check the Turnitin status page for the latest information. We have contacted the Examinations Office to reschedule any resit ... read more
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Lecture Capture (22/23) #1: Project Launch

Lecture Capture (22/23) #1: Project Launch

As promised, I’m pleased to provide more information on the lecture capture service that will be implemented for 22/23. In this article you will find details of the project including the objectives, scope, and schedule. However, if you find that to be a little too much information to read through, the key information is summarised below – I won’t be offended 😉. You can bookmark this post for future reference and follow the Technology Enhanced Spaces category on our blog ... read more

22/23 Module creation!

We are at that time of year again - all SEM1, SEM2, and SEM12 (year-long) modules will be created on the 20th of June. CTIL has been in contact with schools to confirm a few minor updates to the templates. The default changes are: Updated URLs for links (e.g. accessibility statement, student guides for Turnitin, etc.)Academic Integrity statement moved locations and the wording was slightly adjusted to be clearer for studentsModule handbook links are now optional following changes that went ... read more
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Teaching Spaces Update: From Hybrid to Lecture Capture

Teaching Spaces Update: From Hybrid to Lecture Capture

Having delivered on its key objectives, the Hybrid Teaching Spaces project is drawing to a close and handing on day-to-day support of the new facilities on to UoDIT. However, this isn’t the last you’ll hear from us as we’re shifting our focus to delivering universal lecture capture, so read on for some key information about ongoing support for hybrid and what to expect from the new lecture capture project over the summer ... read more

Resolved- Turnitin issue

Update: (10/05/22 at 14:40) Turnitin have resolved the issue. They have confirmed that it occurred between 10:22 and 14:05 BST. Turnitin have reported that they are currently experiencing service degradation. This includes delays in generating or showing similarity reports, and they are also reporting degraded service for Turnitin submissions. If you are experiencing any issues, please let your module lead know immediately and also log a call with Help4U. As Turnitin currently have the service as degraded rather than down, ... read more
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