Xerte is an open-source browser-based tool that allows educators to develop rich, interactive and highly accessible content quickly and easily and to seamlessly publish that content online
A Blackboard Test Course can be useful. Read on for more information.
To help you make a start, we have pulled together some resources on creating accessible documents.
IMPORTANT: Please read before setting up your new 2019/20 Blackboard module runs.
Please note: for this year we are recommending that staff do not perform a ‘course copy’ but instead follow the new guidance below to create an uncluttered module site.
To find out more about creating resources for your students using desktop recordings, please read on.
Use Panopto to record your lectures and classes while they happen or to record presentations at your desk.
A guide to recording live student presentations for assessment purposes.
If your students need to record their presentations, please ensure they receive this guidance about the new Kaltura Capture recorder.
Do you need to declutter?
This is a list of current TEL-related training events at UWE.
These guiding principles are here to support Programme Leaders in setting up new programme sites or reviewing their existing programme,
Record, upload, manage and deliver video and audio files. Enable students to record and submit video assignments
Find out how Blackboard’s originality checker can be used to embed good referencing practice.
Easy-to-follow, step-by-step, visual guidance which will only take a few minutes of your time to follow.
Step by step instructions from Blackboard Support for copying your recording(s).
Read on to find out how to add a narrative to your PowerPoint presentation.
A simple way to add quizzes into your Panopto recordings.
For information on the different licences available, exceptions and examples of using copyright content in your teaching material and recordings.
Use the ‘Add a YouTube video’ button to safely, and seamlessly, include YouTube content in your learning resource.
If you are using Panopto, you might be interested in viewing the statistics for your recordings.
If you have teaching and learning material lying dormant in an online topic, Xerte offers you a great way to give this content new life.
Rather than focusing on traditional laboratory based experimentation the PhySense project enables the general public (Citizen Scientists) to conduct biological experiments and share their experimental results.
Here are some tips that students might find helpful when watching Panopto event capture recordings.
We show you how to use Presenter Mode to hide your PowerPoint notes from your audience.
In this video academics from FET tell us how they have used PebblePad to deliver authentic and innovative assessments to students from foundation to masters level.
There are lots of good things about PebblePad (and a few not so good, too!) and in this article I will share with you my top three.
If you want to run an online multiple choice questions exam under controlled conditions in an exam room, here are step by step instructions.
Use Panopto to record your lectures and classes while they happen or to record presentations at your desk
Watch a short video tour of a module site from your department to see how the FET module template can improve student and staff experience.
For information about the new Programmatic Blackboard view, please read on.
Knowing who to contact if you experience any technical difficulties in the classroom can save you considerable time and minimise any disruption to teaching.
To help you get started with Kaltura this September, the LIU has produced a collection of videos and instructions covering four essential tasks.
This is an example of a FET Blackboard programme site.
The first consideration would be the type of questions your test needs to have. Blackboard has a wider variety of question types and, depending on the subject matter of the test, this may be the deciding factor.
Have you come across references to Dewis and were unsure of what it is? Does the module you teach involve numeracy and maths?
Experiment and learn in tailor-made learning technology workshops.
Following these tips should help your Panopto experience in the classroom go smoothly.
Written by Danny Elvidge [Senior Lecturer in Building Physics and Services] I’ve fallen in love with Panopto since being trained up two years ago.
The new FET Blackboard Module Template for 2018/19 is now available for you to apply to your new module runs.
When you first use discussion boards with your students, it is a good idea to give them some guidance around the etiquette of using these.
The Learning Innovation Unit has pulled together some tips based on recent experience (2017) of supporting the delivery of postgraduate distance learning programmes
Kaltura is the system UWE uses for storing and publishing videos on Blackboard but Kaltura can also be used by staff and students to make recordings, making it ideal for when you’d like students to record a presentation.
(by Fabia Jeddere-Fisher) After some initial exuberance with the idea of using an app to lead the students round the outdoor museum, St Fagans;
We are often asked for advice about annotating slides and pointing out things on slides during a lecture. This is often in connection with
The term ‘webinar’ is perhaps mostly associated with meeting with a group of people, however the technology used for webinars can also be used
Learning materials and tasks designed are delivered to students’ smartphones when (and only when) they physically visit locations specified beforehand by the lecturer.
For students to be able to view your recording, you most likely want to add it to the relevant part of your Blackboard module or programme site.
So you have an idea, process or concept that you want to get across to your students but it isn’t physically possible to demonstrate it in the classroom and just talking to them about it doesn’t do it justice…