CELT

Tech’ top tips – #6. Get connected… stay connected

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology. DMU uses eduroam to provide wireless internet access for colleagues and students. The system can be accessed anywhere on campus and at other institutions that subscribe to eduroam. Once connected, your device should remember your details and automatically connect to eduroam whenever on campus or where eduroam may be available. To connect, you will need your eduroam username (or identity); this is a mash up of your email address and your username as follows: ... read more

CELT student workshop – Find out about iDEA – Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award

Tweet Do you know about this iDEA? This session will give you an introduction to iDEA – the Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award. This free online recognised award allows you to develop a range of digital skills which can assist you with your studies, employability and beyond university. Come along to an ¬†introductory workshop to find out how to get started and find out more. Just book here onto a CELT workshop   read more

CELT student workshop – Find out about electronic submission of your assignments in Turnitin

Tweet So what is Turnitin? How does it work? Your lecturers will ask you to submit your assignments in Turnitin in your Blackboard module.¬† Online help on how to submit in Turnitin is provided in the ‘User Guide’ tab in Blackboard. Come along to a workshop to understand how Turnitin works, how your assignment is checked against resources – what kinds of matches can be found and how to interpret the similarity report that Turnitin produces. Also how does this link to assignment writing and further support in the library. Find out more ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #5. Students – catch up on your IT induction

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology.   If you didn’t manage to get to an IT induction session last week, you can watch the presentation and download the materials here https://libguides.library.dmu.ac.uk/c.php?g=654033 The student IT induction includes information on the following topics: How to access DMU’s online services;   How to change your password;   Expectations regarding the use of learning technology such as Blackboard, DMU Replay, TurnItIn; and   Where to get ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #4. So what’s Blackboard for then?

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology. Blackboard is DMU’s Virtual Learning Environment and every module should have an area or ‘shell’ that students can use to engage with their studies online. There is a Blackboard module shell policy and as a minimum students can expect to see the following sections within each shell.     Announcements is where any important announcements about the module will appear. All announcements will also be delivered to students via email to their ... read more