Current Projects

On this page, you will find links to exciting projects facilitated and lead by Digital Education & Student Life & LALT Engagement, in collaboration with the LALT Community and departments across the University.

 

Blackboard Upgrade 2018

Blackboard will be upgraded week commencing 9th July 2018. Throughout the upgrade there will be a read-only version of Blackboard available from 7 July 2018. Staff and students will be able to access Blackboard in the usual way...

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360 VR Video Pilot

To explore the potential of new video based learning techniques to enhance the learning experience for students. Working with a number of pilots across disciplines, identify suitable learning outcomes to deliver an enhanced learning experience by harnessing the benefits of immersive 360 VR.

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AM I HIRED?®

Digital Education and Student Life, in partnership with Careers, have created a new tool to help your students see, at a glance, what they have made public on social media. This tool will highlight to students what future employers might see on their social media pages and encourage them to make positive changes...

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Lynda.com Staff Pilot

This year the team have offered a Lynda.com licence to all members of staff and to a select group of students. This is to support users with just in time support for all of their learning needs...

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Poll Everywhere Pilot

A six-month pilot to explore the use of live polling using Poll Everywhere and how effective it is in engaging learners.

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Technologies for Online Marking (Pilot)

A short study is being conducted, using a varying range of technology, to discover what methods of online marking offer the best benefits for staff and students.

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Digital Education CPD

An activity to review the Digital Education CPD to align with the HEA framework, with support from colleagues across the university.

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UROS

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme is a funding scheme designed to encourage undergraduates to become involved in the research work of the University.

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