Here we provided detailed guidance for the use of technology to support the management or delivery of taught courses. These workflows include recommended approaches and should be used as part of your planning for deployment. They also provide guidance for day-to-day operations. How-to guides for the specific tools mentioned in these workflows are provided through our Guide Search.
The York Technology-Enhanced Learning Handbook has been designed to provide a structured way in to all our resources and should be the first place you look for pedagogical advice, recommended approaches to the use of the Yorkshare VLE and other learning technologies.
E-Learning Vision Statement
- Vision Statement for E-Learning [PDF]. Approved by UTC June 2013.
General guidance and policies
- Guidelines for VLE usage [.docx]
- VLE archiving policy [doc]
- Departmental Liaison / Coordinator Role and Relationship with PDLT [Google Doc, UoY Only]
- Guidance on use of external IT services for learning and teaching
- Guidance for Replay lecture captures [PDF]
- 2020 Video Captioning Policy [GDoc]
- Late submission and appeals procedure for online anonymous assessment [PDF]
- Key accessibility guidelines
- System requirements and recommended software
- Portfolio of Tools and Services offered by the PDLT [PDF]
- Copyright advice for teaching (owned by University Library)
Assessment and feedback
- Anonymous assignment workflow using Yorkshare [Google Doc]
- Non-anonymous assignment workflow using Yorkshare [Google Doc]
- Audio and video submission processes
- Providing guidance to students for online submission
Programme-level use of Yorkshare
This document presents an approach to using Yorkshare as the single point of information for your Department, replacing other intranet spaces.
There is detailed accessibility advice in the York TEL Handbook, in particular throughout Section 2. Module site design, structure and layout and Section 3. Creating resources. A summary of key accessibility guidelines provides technical considerations.
Accessibility guide for visually impaired students using Yorkshare on a Mac: