My Dundee Blog

Turnitin error – incorrect late/unsubmitted notice

Update 31/3/21: We are aware that this blog post was created several months ago and that there have not been any updates for this issue. Unfortunately, this has not yet been resolved and we have not seen a timeline for when we might expect this to be resolved. We are still waiting for Turnitin to…

QAA Annual Conference 2021 – Quality, Resilience, Innovation and Enhancement

Universities have shown themselves to be flexible and resilient over the past year, and we should learn from this as we come out of the pandemic and look to our learning and teaching going forward. We need to help students make better choices when faced with the pressures of studying by providing the right support, and not creating a catastrophe from making the wrong decision….

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 also use the some program…

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 students will have all the…

Resolved – Turnitin Issue – Unable to create new assignment submission points

Update 13/5/21: Turnitin have gotten back to us to confirm that the issue is now resolved, the date/calendar function is now working properly and users are able to create assignments. We are experiencing an issue with creating new Turnitin submission points. Currently, there is no date pre-populated, the calendar icon doesn’t bring up the calendar selection option,…

YuJa SSO now fixed – direct link now working

Our video service YuJa has now been fixed the direct link video.dundee.ac.uk is now working. If you experience any issues with when logging in with Single Sign On please let us know by emailing Help4u. Apologies for the disturbance in the service, YuJa engineers are looking into the cause of the SSO error to reduce…

YuJa issue – direct link not working with SSO

There is a current issue that we are working with YuJa to resolve. If you try to access YuJa directly from the video.ac.uk link, you will see an error message when you try to log in using Single Sign On. This error only occurs when you access YuJa via the direct link. If you go…

Distance Learning Forum Meeting Thursday 13 May 2021

We hope this message finds you and yours all safe and well, going through or just finished the examination phase. We are still maintaining the DLF meetings to an hour as online fatigue certainly sets in. That said, if anyone wants to stay for a less formal chat after 3, Susie will be round till…