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Xerte Online Toolkits Upgrade

July 28th, 2015 at 03:07

On Friday 7th August we will be updating Xerte Online Toolkits to the latest version of the software. The service will be unavailable between 9.00 and 10.00am whilst we carry out the work. Version 3.0 of the software brings a number of enhancements to the software and addresses a number of issues: we have a [...]

Phew! What we did last summer

October 8th, 2012 at 04:10

This time of year is always a busy one. New students, new modules, new systems, new services… it’s all new, upgraded and in full use. It barely gives anyone in the University time to think and digest what has happened. As such, perhaps if only in blog form, for the summer just gone, between Olympic [...]

e-Learning Community: Wed 9 Nov: Liaising with students on placement

October 28th, 2011 at 03:10

The e-learning community meetings are back for another year. The next meeting is Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 in A48, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park from 12:30 till 2PM. The theme for this first session is liaising with students on placement. The presentations will explore how software tools can be used to look after placement [...]

Mapping a way forward

August 8th, 2011 at 07:08

Last year I blogged about discussions I had been having at the University around curriculum mapping requirements with colleagues in Engineering, Nursing and the Medical School. This is an exciting programme of work with huge potential to impact the learning experience for our students. However, discussions in recent months have been slightly complicated by developments [...]

TouchStone at the e-Learning community (Nov 2010)

November 9th, 2010 at 09:11

The e-learning community meetings for 2010-11 got off to a flying start last week with a series of presentations on the new centrally supported e-assessment tool Touchstone . For those of you who couldn’t make it the videos are below: Overview by Dr Simon Wilkinson Simon provided an overview of the University recommended e-assessment tool, [...]

From the big bang to the flying squad

November 5th, 2010 at 01:11

 As you may know, the University is currently reviewing its online learning environment, also known as the VLE review. Like many Universities using WebCT and the cessation of vendor support from the end of 2012, Nottingham is exploring our options and where next for our VLE provision. For more information on the VLE review project [...]

New e-assessment tool for the University

2 October 6th, 2010 at 12:10

I am pleased to announce that Professor Saul Tendler, PVC for Teaching and Learning, has approved on behalf of the Teaching and Learning Board  the recommendation that the University adopts Touchstone as the centrally supported e-assessment tool from October 2010, replacing QuestionMark Perception. The growth of online assessment at Nottingham is one of the teaching [...]

Google Lab’s new mobile learning tool

October 1st, 2010 at 08:10

Interesting news this morning. Thanks to Elliott Masie who has highlighted the following: “Google Lab’s has released a beta version of a new Mobile Learning Creation tool, called Breadcrumb.  This tool will create mobile simulations and branched content.  Spearheaded by one of our 30 Under 30 Learning Leaders, Sarah Carr, this is an intriguing innovation [...]