DMU students

Tech’ top tips – #17. Student uploads in DMU Replay

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Where required, students may be asked to record and submit audio or video as part of their assessed activities. The platform provided for this practise is DMU Replay and there is lots of help provided for students in the UserGuide section of Blackboard. If students are required to record or upload into DMU Replay this will be noted as part of the module handbook and/or assessment brief and steps will have been taken to provide an ‘Assignment’ folder in DMU ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #16. It’s not unCommon to share

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Did you know… DMU provides every student and member of staff with an online space on the DMU Academic Commons. ‘The Commons’ is a space where you can blog about your experiences of studying or working at DMU with an academic focus. There are also a number of project and research blogs currently being hosted on The Commons. To access your own space visit https://our.dmu.ac.uk and log in using either your student ID (pnumber) or staff username. By logging in, your ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #15. Staying safe and healthy

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Working safely on computer equipment is a good habit to get into. Frequent breaks and knowing how to exercise in-between stints at the keyboard and mouse can help to prevent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and other ailments associated with using a computer. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provides guidance on how to check that your workstation and the associated Display Screen Equipment is set up for you. It is especially important to check this when moving ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #14. Take charge… of your email inbox

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Don’t let your office 365 email inbox weigh you down, if you haven’t done so already there are ways to organise your inbox to make sure that you can view and locate those important emails so they don’t get easily missed. Your Office 365 email is your official DMU email account which all your emails can be accessed from, these can be emails from your lecturers, any course or module related emails, DMU student union and DMU internal communications ... read more

Student focus group for e-self assessment

Tweet The CLaSS team are looking for student volunteers to take part in a focus group to review and discuss the e-self assessment exercise. Ideally we are looking for 1st year students, as you will have completed the self-assessment most recently. The e-self assessment forms part of the university student induction and helps new students to reflect on existing skills, recognise areas for further development and plan how to develop skills. It looks at 8 skills areas, including academic writing, reading, numeracy, digital literacy. On completion students ... read more