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DLF on 1 October 2019 in eduZone (Library and Learning Centre) 14.00-16.00 hrs

We hope you all had a great summer. With the new academic term fast approaching, we’d like to invite you to our next Distance Learning Forum. The DLF was created as a network of those involved in our (now mainly online) distance learning courses. It provides a space to discuss challenges and solutions, and advocates…

Tip of the Week: Using + to make an email alias

What’s an email alias? An email alias is simply an alternative email address. While you may be able to set up a totally different alias via your email provider, it’s also possible to use a + to create multiple different email addresses. What happens? With Gmail all of these messages would arrive in the inbox…

Summer Drop-ins: Getting your Blackboard module ready for 18/19

CTIL is running twice-weekly drop-in sessions throughout the summer for staff seeking support with getting their Blackboard modules ready for the new academic year. Twice-weekly every Tuesday & Thursday 10am – 2pm Peep-O-Day Lane (1st floor of main library)   No need to book, just come along at the right time to the right place…

Understanding Non-Standard Modules and Enrollment Rules

A big part of implementing our new module creation process is sorting through the tangle of legacy processes and requirements that have built up over the years in Blackboard so we can have a more efficient, ordered platform. In this post I’m going to talk about non-standard modules, enrolment rules and how we’re handling them…

Important: New Module Creation Process

This summer, CTIL will implement a new process for creating modules in Blackboard (My Dundee) as a first step in a series of planned improvements to how we manage our digital education services. The old manual method will make way for an automated one that works on the basic principle of ‘If it’s in SITS,…

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