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Preparing Online PowerPoint Lectures

We know you’ve all been very busy getting to grips with BB Collaborate for delivering real time lectures to your students remotely. However you can also produce video lectures for students to view in their own time quickly and easily using Camtasia and Powerpoint.  Find out more on the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit blog

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Remote Working Support

The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit has put together a ‘remote working’ support page with guidance and resources from ourselves and colleagues from across the University. The page can be found on the TEL website: https://uwtel.co.uk/remote-working/ It includes: Information on moving your teaching online Communication tools which can be utilised within Blackboard Handling online assessment and […]

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Using Collaborate for Remote Working

Message from Head of TEL regarding using Collaborate for remote working You will be aware of the Covid-19 situation and as a result may have moved some of your learning and teaching online. To support this, you may be looking at using Blackboard Collaborate. The TEL Unit have compiled this guide for your use and […]

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TEL Online Drop In Sessions

The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be providing online drop in sessions from 10:00 – 11:00 every Tuesday and Wednesday morning for the duration of the Covid-19 lockdown. If you have any TEL-related queries, please access the sessions between 10:00 and 11:00am using the link below: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/5ec551fb8282487eb0a115a4c4bea6b1

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TEL Tips for Using Collaborate

Many people are now well up and running with using Collaborate for online teaching, tutorials and meetings. The Technology Enhanced  Learning Unit have prepared a few additional tips and ideas for moving forward with your online teaching: https://uwtel.co.uk/2020/04/06/tips-for-using-collaborate/ If you have any follow up questions, please email the TEL Unit at tel@worc.ac.uk

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Library Services: askalibrarian and LiveChat

Our askalibrarian service will be available Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 11am-3pm. We can be contacted via askalibrarian@worc.ac.uk and our LiveChat service. You can also email your Academic Liaison Librarian directly but please be aware that they may currently be working flexibly and so will respond to emails when they are able. All services are open to […]

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Library Services: opening hours, askalibrarian and access to resources

For the latest information on access to Library Services and The Hive, please visit our web page. We will be continually updating this as the situation develops, keeping you and your students informed on how to access books, articles and databases.

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Preparing Online PowerPoint Lectures

We know you’ve all been very busy getting to grips with BB Collaborate for delivering real time lectures to your students remotely. However you can also produce video lectures for students to view in their own time quickly and easily using Camtasia and Powerpoint.  Find out more on the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit blog

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Remote Working Support

The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit has put together a ‘remote working’ support page with guidance and resources from ourselves and colleagues from across the University. The page can be found on the TEL website: https://uwtel.co.uk/remote-working/ It includes: Information on moving your teaching online Communication tools which can be utilised within Blackboard Handling online assessment and […]

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Using Collaborate for Remote Working

Message from Head of TEL regarding using Collaborate for remote working You will be aware of the Covid-19 situation and as a result you may be considering moving some of your learning and teaching online. To support this, you may be looking at using Blackboard Collaborate. The TEL Unit have compiled this guide for your […]

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TEL Online Drop In Sessions

The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be providing online drop in sessions from 10:00 – 11:00 every Tuesday and Wednesday morning for the duration of the Covid-19 lockdown. If you have any TEL-related queries, please access the sessions between 10:00 and 11:00am using the link below: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/5ec551fb8282487eb0a115a4c4bea6b1

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Library Services: askalibrarian and LiveChat

Our askalibrarian service will be available Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. We can be contacted via askalibrarian@worc.ac.uk and our LiveChat service. You can also email your Academic Liaison Librarian directly but please be aware that they may currently be working flexibly and so will respond to emails when they are able. All services are open to […]

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Library Services: opening hours, askalibrarian and access to resources

For the latest information on access to Library Services and The Hive, please visit our web page. We will be continually updating this as the situation develops, keeping you and your students informed on how to access books, articles and databases.

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e-learning Staff Notices

Remote Working Support

The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit have put together a ‘remote working’ support page with guidance and resources from ourselves and colleagues from across the University. The page can be found on the TEL website: https://uwtel.co.uk/remote-working/ It includes: Information on moving your teaching online Communication tools which can be utilised within Blackboard Handling online assessment and […]

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e-learning Staff Notices

Using Collaborate for Remote Working

Message from Head of TEL regarding using Collaborate for remote working You will be aware of the Covid-19 situation and as a result you may be considering moving some of your learning and teaching online. To support this, you may be looking at using Blackboard Collaborate. The TEL Unit have compiled this guide for your […]

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TEL Training – Running an Online Session in Collaborate

Due to the high demand for training on Collaborate, we will be running two online workshops this week. These will take place on Wednesday from 10:30 – 11:30, and Thursday from 14:00 – 15:00. Please sign up via the Staff Development Workshops page and a link will be sent to you. The Technology Enhanced Learning […]

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TEL Online Drop In Sessions

The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be providing online drop in sessions from 10:00 – 11:00 every Tuesday and Wednesday morning for the duration of the Covid-19 lockdown. If you have any TEL-related queries, please access the sessions between 10:00 and 11:00am using the link below: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/5ec551fb8282487eb0a115a4c4bea6b1

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TEL Workshops – Postponed

All upcoming face to face workshops have now been postponed until further notice in order to maintain social distancing. We hope to provide replacement sessions at some point in the future. The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit

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TEL Me More Event – Cancelled

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, the scheduled TEL Me More event will not be running. We may explore running this at a later date. Thank you for all of the interest so far. The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit      

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Final Chance!: Blackboard Housekeeping – 16/17 Modules

In accordance with our policy for maintaining Blackboard modules for a maximum of three years we will soon be removing the modules created for the 16/17 academic year. If you have any content on modules from 16/17 which you haven’t saved anywhere else, please download and save what you need prior to 1st  April when […]

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Library Services: opening hours, askalibrarian and access to resources

For the latest information on access to Library Services and The Hive, please visit our web page. We will be continually updating this as the situation develops, keeping you and your students informed on how to access books, articles and databases.

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Annual ‘TEL’ Me More Seminar

On 24th March, the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be hosting their annual ‘TEL’ Me More seminar. Colleagues from across the University will be showcasing their own innovative uses of technology as part of their Learning and Teaching. The event is a fantastic opportunity to network with colleagues from different areas of academia, share great […]

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TEL Training: Designing Accessible Blackboard Courses

25-03-2020 14:00 – 16:15 EEG031 Accessibility for all students in all areas of their education is a key objective for the university. On 25th March the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be providing a workshop to help you ensure that your course areas on Blackboard meet accessibility guidelines as well as providing a positive experience […]

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TEL Training: Camtasia workshop rescheduled

23-03-2020 10:15 – 11:45 EEG023 (PC) Following the cancellation of our Camtasia training due to the recent flooding, we are pleased to offer a replacement session on 23rd March. Camtasia is a piece of software that can be used to produce videos, screencasts and interactive learning objects. This tool is easy to use and can […]

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TEL Training: Student Engagement and Retention in Blackboard

Tracking Student Engagement in Blackboard 23-03-2020 14:15 – 15:45 EEG023 The retention of students is a key objective for all universities, and the University of Worcester is no different. Blackboard contains built-in tools to help you monitor your students’ activity within the VLE, potentially identifying students who are in danger of dropping out long before […]

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Blackboard Housekeeping – 16/17 Modules

In accordance with our policy for maintaining Blackboard modules for a maximum of three years we will soon be removing the modules created for the 16/17 academic year. If you have any content on modules from 16/17 which you haven’t saved anywhere else, please download and save what you need prior to 1st  April when […]

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Using Collaborate for Remote Working

Message from Head of TEL regarding using Collaborate for remote working You will be aware of the Covid-19 situation and as a result you may be considering moving some of your learning and teaching online. To support this, you may be looking at using Blackboard Collaborate. The TEL Unit have compiled this guide for your […]

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e-learning Staff Notices

TEL Training: Designing Accessible Blackboard Courses

25-03-2020 14:00 – 16:15 EEG031 Accessibility for all students in all areas of their education is a key objective for the university. On 25th March the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be providing a workshop to help you ensure that your course areas on Blackboard meet accessibility guidelines as well as providing a positive experience […]

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e-learning Staff Notices

TEL Training: Student Engagement and Retention in Blackboard

Tracking Student Engagement in Blackboard 23-03-2020 14:15 – 15:45 EEG023 The retention of students is a key objective for all universities, and the University of Worcester is no different. Blackboard contains built-in tools to help you monitor your students’ activity within the VLE, potentially identifying students who are in danger of dropping out long before […]

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Blackboard Housekeeping – 16/17 Modules

In accordance with our policy for maintaining Blackboard modules for a maximum of three years we will soon be removing the modules created for the 16/17 academic year. If you have any content on modules from 16/17 which you haven’t saved anywhere else, please download and save what you need prior to 1st  April when […]

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Beat the Floods with Collaborate

During the current floods, staff across the university are using the Blackboard plugin Collaborate Virtual Classroom to deliver lectures and tutorials remotely. Find out more here at the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit blog.

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Beat the Floods with Collaborate

During the current floods, staff across the university are using the Blackboard plugin Collaborate Virtual Classroom to deliver lectures and tutorials remotely. Find out more here at the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit blog.

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TEL Tip: Use Items to Organise Blackboard Content

Blackboard module pages that look like a series of individual files and links can be visually unengaging for students. When building content, it may be better to use Items to build more interesting pages and provide context to your files and links. To do this, click Build Content, then Item. This brings up a window […]

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TEL Training: Create Video Resources with Camtasia

17-02-2020, 10:15 – 11:45 EEG023 Camtasia is a piece of software that can be used to produce videos, screencasts and interactive learning objects. This tool is easy to use and can produce really professional looking materials which you can make available to your students through the VLE and can support a flipped classroom-type approach to […]

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Turnitin Rubrics Issue

Users are currently reporting an issue with Turnitin where it is not possible to create a new rubric or grading form.  Turnitin have been made aware of the issue and are looking into this. Hopefully the problem will be resolved soon.