Learning Technology

Archive for February, 2018

Formatting assignment submissions for Turnitin assignments

February 8th, 2018 at 11:02

We recommend that students submit PDFs to Turnitin assignments rather than Word or any other format. This is recommended UNLESS module convenors specifically request students submit in Word, PowerPoint or another format. During processing Turnitin converts documents to PDF. This can (rarely) cause changes to formatting, such as number of pages, or the presence of [...]

Image Analysis Methods for Biologists – MOOC starts in March

February 5th, 2018 at 11:02

A free four-week course introducing image acquisition and analysis for biologists starts on 5th March 2018. The course from the University of Nottingham, offered via Futurelearn, is aimed at  postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in biological sciences to improve knowledge and understanding of image analysis and develop the practical ability to analyse images. With the significant increase [...]

The University of Nottingham as e-textbook publisher

February 2nd, 2018 at 11:02

Steve Stapleton, Head of Learning Technology, has a post on the JISC blog about e-textbooks, specifically our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSP) and the Applied Ethics e-textbooks.  Students were surveyed on their experience of being provided with these e-textbooks as part of their modules and the data from their responses is analysed in the blog post. [...]