The Digital Learning and Teaching team (formerly CELT) provide training to enhance your use of the various learning technologies available at DMU via a number of different routes.
This page will give you access to an array of different remote teaching resources available as text, video and downloadable documents. However, if you use these and find that you still have questions then the Digital Learning and Teaching team are also providing drop in sessions to offer further support and guidance.
These drop-ins are taking place every Wednesday from 2 pm to 3 pm via Teams and every Thursday from 10 am – 11 am in Eric Wood building room EW2.03.
If you have questions after using the multi-modal resources provided on this page and you are unable to attend a drop-in:
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (or recordings) will not be available for synchronous sessions after 30th June 2021. We have guidance to support your removal of any useful Blackboard Collaborate recordings and transfer to DMU Replay.
Managing Class Teams synchronous sessions. Includes creating a group in Blackboard to create a Microsoft Class Team.
It is recommended that the Microsoft Teams Live Event option is only used for running meetings and conferences, not for teaching sessions.
Blackboard Module shell preparation 2021-22
Create and finalize your Blackboard module ‘Welcome’ page and left-hand menu.
Blackboard Assessments, Tests and Exams.
Set up a practice online exam for your students using Blackboard tests.
Setting up and managing an online exam using a Blackboard Test.
Blackboard offers a range of assessment tools that can be used with distance learners.
Blackboard has the functionality to deliver formative online tests.
Digital exams using Blackboard tests, Microsoft Office suite for online examinations, options and observations.
Managing large cohorts in a Blackboard module shell.
The Groups function in Blackboard can be used to disseminate teaching, learning and assessment content to specific groups of students within a module. They can be used to facilitate online group work, to align particular instructors with particular groups of students, and to allow specific groups to access specific content relevant to their group only.
Recording Blackboard Collaborate, Microsoft Teams meetings and Microsoft Teams Live events.
If using the record function in Blackboard Collaborate, in order to satisfy GDPR it is essential that you follow the Data protection dos and don’ts for synchronous and asynchronous recording
Your DMU Labs – remote access for students
New for this academic year, DMU has introduced Your DMU Labs, a service to allow students to securely access the resources they need remotely from home.
Physical PCs in labs and open access spaces on campus that are used for face to face teaching can now be accessed remotely.
Accessing the virtual computers and desktop