My Dundee Blog

Distance Learning Forum Meeting Wednesday 18th November 2020

Dear All, Midway through the first semester, we hope this message finds you and yours all safe and well. We’ve decided to keep 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 3:30….

My Dundee monthly update (Ver. 3900.0.0)

Blackboard Learn, the platform that My Dundee is based on, was upgraded* to version 3900.0.0 last night. Key changes include (taken from Blackboard help pages): Embed Office 365 documents: In this release, students and instructors can embed Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files as well as Microsoft Stream videos from SharePoint into the rich text…

Collaborate Urgent Maintenance: Tonight, 00:00-04:00GMT

Blackboard will be performing system maintenance on Collaborate that may affect anyone using the service during this time. The work will be done over a 4 hour period between 0000hrs (midnight) and 0400hrs (GMT) (Friday 6th Nov 2020). IMPORTANT NOTE: We also strongly recommend avoiding using Collaborate Ultra throughout these maintenance windows due to the database maintenance…