360 view and map tour of Kimberlin experiments

Tweet Some “work in progress”. We’re experimenting with 360 degree photography and ultimately hope to provide 360 virtual tours of LLS spaces. Here are a few of our initial experiments which you’ll find on our Google listing, Google Maps and in some cases Google Streetview. Let us know what you think and what maps or tours we ought to feature? Kimberlin Library, the Library Lawn and Eric Wood Learning Zone Use your cursor to change your field of view, or follow the navigation arrows up the steps and into the Library to see ... 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

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

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 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