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First Steps with Blackboard Collaborate

Posted on 11 May 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Geraint Evans (SOCSI) Geraint is an eLearning Officer within the SOCSI eLearning team at the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. He is the eLearning lead for the Continuing Professional Education and Learning (CPEL) programmes commissioned by the Care Council for Wales. This blog describes initial experiences with Blackboard Collaborate on a distance learning programme in
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Using Grademark for marking and feedback

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Dewi Parry

After you have received and read a piece of your students’ work, you can use a tool in Turnitin called ‘GradeMark’ to feedback comments directly on the work, just as you might with a paper version.  This narrated screencast by Allan Theophanides shows you how to use GradeMark for grading and commenting, as well as
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Accessing Turnitin assignments and originality reports

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Dewi Parry

Once the deadline has passed for a Turnitin assignment, it’s time to look at your students’ submissions.  This narrated screencast shows you how to access the submitted papers, and how to interpret originality reports (if required), plus key things to look out for when assessing for plagiarism. How to use Turnitin – Accessing assignments and
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Setting up a Turnitin assignment

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Dewi Parry

This narrated screencast by Allan Theophanides is designed to show you how to easily set up a Turnitin Assignment, which then allows you to receive student assignments electronically.  The tutorial also highlights the additional options most commonly used in Cardiff University. How to use Turnitin – Setting up an assignment (for staff) from Cardiff University
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Welcome Gethin Rowlands to the ELTT

Posted on 9 December 2014 by Gethin Rowlands

A very warm welcome to Gethin, who started last week and joins us from Coleg Gwent. Gethin writes his first blog post about his experience, his first week, and the Learning Technology challenges here at Cardiff University. by Gethin Môn Rowlands This is my second week working for the ELTT team at Cardiff University, and
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Accessing LearningCentral (Blackboard) content offline using an Application Cache

Posted on 3 December 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Christopher John (guest blogger) Chris is the E-learning Officer for the Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) programme, a bilingual Welsh Government Masters programme available to all Newly Qualified Teachers in Wales, based in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences.E For me one of the greatest advantages of HTML5 has been the introduction of the application cache, less well known
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