Author Archive for Rebeccah Freeman

Moodle upgrade

On Wednesday 5th July the Moodle component of the DLE will be upgraded to its latest version (3.2) to give the University access to the latest feature improvements available, such as: Targeted support through the use of ‘User Tours’ or walkthroughs for first…

eSubmission Troubleshooting

Common Troubleshooting Issues:   ‘View grade all submissions’ – nothing to display: Check all filters in options are set to ‘none’ and that the alphabet filter at the top is set to ‘all’ Grades haven’t transferred to UNIT-e: Link to…

Talking TEL with Tim O’Hare

Talking TEL this month is Tim O’Hare, Associate Professor in Ocean Science, Associate Head (Teaching & Learning), School of Marine Science and Engineering: What is your earliest memory of digital technology in the classroom? A small group of us building a Sinclair…

Talking TEL with Roy Lowry

  Roy Lowry, Associate Professor (Teaching Fellow), School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering) answers our TEL themed questions:               What is your earliest memory of digital technology in the classroom? The…

Turnitin

What is Turnitin?   Turnitin is a suite of tools which includes the Originality Checking tool. Though there are more functions within the suite of tools, the originality checking element is most often referred to as Turnitin. At Plymouth University, the…

TurningPoint Cloud

TurningPoint software has been updated across the University to make it compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. The new upgrade requires users to log in to the software before using it. Academic Support, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) has acquired 2 licenses…

Skype for Business course

Skype for Business is now available for staff, students and researchers. An introduction to Skype for Business: Do you need to catch up with students out on placement? Are you working on a project with staff at another University or external…

Talking TEL with Gary Strong

Gary Strong, Lecturer in Paramedic Practice in the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, answers our TEL themed questions: What is your earliest memory of digital technology in the classroom? Learning to create PowerPoint presentations in the early 2000s. Which digital technology…