CELT

Tech’ top tips – #11. 365 access to your studies

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT).   While enrolled at DMU, students have access to Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 provides access to 1tb of storage for each student and the ability to edit and create content using online versions of Microsoft Office.   Students also have the option to download Office applications on up to five devices. Office 365 can be accessed via MyDMU at https://my.dmu.ac.uk and clicking on the Office 365 tile. read more

Tech’ top tips – #10. Imagine a world of IT training at your fingertips

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). All DMU colleagues and students are eligible to complete IT Training with the Microsoft Imagine Academy. Whether it be brushing up on your word processing skills to learning about servers, databases and networking; the Microsoft Imagine Academy offers around 1,300 courses that are available in a number of languages. Students and colleagues can enrol on up to three Microsoft courses simultaneously, further details and the full catalogue can be viewed here ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #9. TurnItIn – the receipt is key

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). When submitting coursework to TurnItIn it is imperative that the digital receipt is obtained before closing the web browser. It can appear that submissions are complete once the file has been uploaded but there is a ‘Confirm’ button that finalises the submission and generates the digital receipt. The digital receipt will be displayed on screen and emailed to the student DMU email address – if the digital receipt is not delivered once the submission is confirmed ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #8. Getting the most from DMU Replay

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology. When watching DMU Replay recordings there are a number of functions that can enhance and add to the recording. For example; the recordings are searchable, we can click around and jump to the most relevant section, and we can add our own notes and bookmarks to recordings as we watch them for re-visiting later. Also, some colleagues may choose to add a quiz to the DMU Replay recording for students to interact with part way through a recording. Search. Use the search bar ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #7. DMU Replay, where are the recordings?

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology. DMU policy stipulates that all ‘staff led activity’ should be recorded using DMU Replay or an equitable alternative to recording be provided. But where do students find these recordings and/or equitable alternatives to help them revise, review and revisit? The answer is – in Blackboard! Each module shell will have a Learning Materials area and links to DMU Replay content can be found within. Recordings that were made using the DMU Replay system will look ... read more