NILE 2018-19 sites now available

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We are pleased to announce that your 1819 module and programme sites have been created and are now ready to receive your content, so you can self-enrol now.

This year (as last) we have again chosen to differentiate between courses taught at the University and those delivered by our academic partners, to reflect the different needs of all […]

LearnTech Updates: Assessments

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The LearnTech team is pleased to share some updates and improvements around assessments and related processes in NILE.

Firstly, the Team had been tasked with exploring existing options for applying prompts for students within NILE for both Turnitin and Blackboard assignments as soon as the submission deadline had passed, and non-submission of assessments had been identified. The following solutions will provide consistent standardised responses and so allow for appropriate […]

Facilitating mobile devices in teaching and learning with Diepiriye Kuku-Siemons

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As an advocate for using technology enhanced learning Senior Lecturer in Cross Cultural Management Diepiriye Kuku-Siemons discusses his motivations, process, and reflections for integrating mobile technologies into the classroom.

In this first video, he provides some guidance on how he facilitates the use of mobile technologies when students are working in groups and describes his […]

LearnTech Lunchtimes – Winter/Spring 2018 schedule

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Welcome back and happy New Year from the LearnTech Team!

We are delighted to announce the new cycle of LearnTech lunchtimes. For those of you as yet unfamiliar with this training and as a reminder for everyone else, LT lunchtime sessions currently introduce some of our core NILE tools and some specific SaGE elements, including […]

Inline grading in Blackboard (NILE) – notice of forthcoming changes

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Upcoming changes to Inline Grading

The third party service (known as the Crocodoc plug-in) used by Blackboard’s inline grading tool is being discontinued and replaced. If you are using Blackboard’s inline grading to give students feedback, this information is for you.

Box, the provider of the service used by inline grading, have announced that Crocodoc […]