New post on informED!

Read our latest case study in using Panopto Personal Recorder for reflective assessment by Nathan Vasanthan (LGCHT) and Agata Sadza (INSTIL)


Reminder: Blackboard Staff Survey

We are carrying out one of our regular reviews of Blackboard and would really welcome your input. The survey is short and will only require 5-minutes to complete. It’s anonymous unless you choose to include your email address. You can take the survey here:


INSTIL and TEL workshops

Our workshops this week:

  • Coffee Break TIPs: Creating video lectures (talking to camera) and ideas for use, Thursday 1 December, 10.30-11.00, SMR TODAY!
  • Collaborative Learning, Friday 10.00-16.00, Paragon

Full programme on our Events page and booking on Eventbrite.


12 Apps of Christmas

Last year we gathered a twelve fun apps for people in higher education. The aim is to have some fun in the run up to Christmas, but also inspire you to explore how you can use your smartphone or tablet in education and beyond.  It should take around 15-20 minutes per day. Check them out! You can also register for this year’s 12 Apps of Christmas run by Dublin Institute of Technology.


Turnitin Service Alert

Turnitin will be performing planned maintenance work between 3pm-7pm on Saturday 3rd December, 2016. Whilst TurnitinUK services are thought to be unaffected, there is a risk of interruption during this time. Announcements for staff and students have also been posted on Blackboard.