Category: CTIL

“Blend your Module” – Getting started with ABC Curriculum Design

Over the past fortnight, we have revived LearningX (now in its own home), and have created “Blend Your Module” This has been, and still is a work in progress, trying to take apart the ABC Curriculum design, developed originally by UCL to work for Dundee. We know that learning and teaching is going to be…

Live hand drawn content

One of the more common questions we’ve been asked in the CTIL team is how to incorporate hand drawn content – such as equations, graphs etc. I saw a tweet from James Clay, leading to his post on just this issue  – using a tablet as a separate whiteboard. To summarise his post – Start a…

Exam Diet Update 26/04/2020

Dear Colleagues Our first 100% online exam diet starts tomorrow with over 250 registered exams being delivered through My Dundee in the coming weeks. This is no small task for the academics, administrative staff, support services and – most importantly – students involved, so I wanted to update you all on what’s going on. As…

YuJa support Chrome 80 version (Mashup tool My Dundee)

YuJa support for Chrome 80 version (“The Cookie Crumbling Update”) YuJa made several changes to accommodate the new Chrome 80 release, which introduced several breaking changes to most major third-party web applications. This all went well, however some UoD staff were experiencing problems when adding YuJa content from the mashup tool within My Dundee, this…

Netflix in the classroom

As an instructor, you may have found yourself wishing you could show a film from Netflix in your classroom. Until recently, Netflix has not allowed their content to be shared in public spaces, even for educational purposes. Netflix have now opened up some of their original content to be screened in the classroom. Netflix has…

Turnitin Issues

Update: We are pleased to advise that service has been restored. We’ve fixed it! Due to unforeseen circumstances, you may have been unable to view Similarity Reports in Turnitin and Turnitin UK today. We are pleased to advise that service has been restored. We encountered a disruption between the following times: PST Feb 17th 02:41…

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