The YorkshareVLE will be upgraded to the most recent release over summer, bringing with it some new features and also some major changes to the underlying architecture, necessary for significant usability improvements […]
Instructors on the VLE will be able to get a “students eye view” of their sites . In student preview mode an instructor will not only be able to see what […]
BlackBoard provides a number of tools to make it easier to create, populate and manage groups in the VLE. This functionality will be available following the July 2014 upgrade.
If you use date releases for any items or tools in your Yorkshare site from year to year you will be familiar with the slog of having to go through […]
The E-Learning Team has recently installed a patch set which has resolved various ‘known errors’, but has also enhanced some tools. The most notable changes are: Inline grading can now […]
The Yorkshare VLE will be upgraded on 15th-16th July, bringing some exciting new functionality. While previous upgrades have ushered in fundamental changes to the way that we use the VLE, […]
The summer upgrade will see the introduction of a new survey tool into the VLE ‘Enterprise Surveys’. This survey tool allows you to conduct surveys outside of a module site […]
I was delighted to be invited by to talk to a department this morning about how they could be using the VLE to open up new teaching and learning possibilities […]
The text box editor is ubiquitous through the VLE and it is getting a major overhaul this summer when we upgrade the VLE. The simple, clean interface can be expanded to show […]
This short video (made by Blackboard) demonstrates the new inline grading feature that we are currently evaluating and hoping to rollout as part of our summer upgrade.