• Photo, picture and video repositories

    Please note that the below have different levels of copyright and attribution requirements. Photos and pictures Microsoft Office https://pixabay.com https://www.pexels.com https://www.freevector.com http://www.flaticon.com/ http://www.freepik.com/ https://unsplash.com Adobe express AI picture generators: Adobe Firefly Adobe Express Copilot (remember to sign in at the bottom with your University details. More information is available here)…

  • Jisc Discovery Tool

    Digital skills are something that you will develop throughout your career. The Discovery tool helps you to explore your digital know-how. You can use it to self-assess your digital capabilities, identify your strengths, and offers opportunities to develop your skills further to enhance your practice of learning. It uses a series of…

  • Education Technologists – who are we and how can we help?

    Photo by Andy Kelly on Unsplash The educational technologists live and work at the interface between learning technology and the science of how we learn best. Superpowers: understanding the application of educational technology to: Learning and teaching; Academic development; Innovation and creativity; Systems and platforms; Content creation and curation; Developing…

  • Changes to assignment extensions in Aula

    Aula have changed the way that extension submissions are handled from May 2021. Extension links are now automatically attached to the main submission via a parent/child relationship. What this means in practice is that you will no longer have to manually upload extension grades – they will connect to the…

  • Engagement Analytics

    The Aula team released a feature to enable educators to analyse student engagement in order to make adjustments as the module progresses. Introducing Engagement Analytics It’s called Engagement Analytics and according to the Aula support documentation it helps you keep track of some of the following metrics: How to access…

  • Talis reading list – updated guidance to correct errors

    There is a known error that has occurred with Talis reading lists when content is imported from one Aula module space to another. This results in the readings lists appearing to work correctly for the educator without being accessible to the students. Aula are aware of the issue and have…