The Technology Enhanced Learning Unit carry out and contribute to a range of projects related to the use of technology in learning, teaching and assessment.

Current Projects

We are currently working on embedding Electronic Management of Assessment using Blackboard and Turnitin – full project pages can be viewed here.

We are also working with the pre-registration nursing team to develop a fully online e-portfolio to support work placements. Full Project pages can be viewed here.

Previous Projects

How can we maximize the use of the VLE to improve the student experience?

We carried out a Student as Academic Partners Project to investigate how students experienced the Blackboard Virtual Learning Environment and outputs included changes to the way the VLE homepage was presented and a “Student top tips for VLE use” information leaflet for staff. The full project report can be found here.

Building Confidence and Capacity in the use of the Blackboard Virtual Classroom

As part of the PGCLTHE we carried out some action research into expanding the use of the Collaborate Virtual Classroom tool. Outputs included a bespoke online workshop with supporting resources and presentation at the Learning and Teaching Conference 2018. The full project report can be found here.