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E-Learning Newsletter July 2020

31 July 2020 Posted in: News Tagged: , , By: E-Learning Unit

QMplus Upgrade and September Release The summer upgrade to QMplus took place earlier this month; we hope you find the new features useful as you prepare for the busy year ahead. As with previous years, we have scheduled a QMplus release in order to resolve any bugs which have been identified, to make accessibility improvements . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Newsletter June 2020

30 June 2020 Posted in: News Tagged: , By: Richard Chantler

Automated Transcripts and Caption service for Q-Review We are very pleased to announce that an Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) transcript and captioning service for Q-Review is now live! This feature allows staff to add captions quickly and easily to their lecture recordings and any media which is published to a Q-Review section, improving accessibility to . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Newsletter May 2020

21 May 2020 Posted in: News Tagged: , , , , , , , By: Richard Chantler

Supporting D/deaf and Hearing Impaired students within an Online Learning Environment The following document has been produced by the Disability and Dyslexia Service (DDS) with input from The E-Learning Unit to provide in-depth information on how to support D/deaf, hearing & visually impaired students. It details a number of the challenges faced by these students . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Newsletter April 2020

4 May 2020 Posted in: News Tagged: , , , , By: Richard Chantler

A Message from The E-Learning Unit What a month!!  It has been incredibly busy for us in The E-Learning Unit. In March we moved QMplus to a cloud based server, Azure and while we had some teething issues, we worked with ITS to resolve this and provide alternative solutions as quickly as possible. We apologise . . . Read the full article

Applications for Westfield Fund 2020 now open

20 April 2020 Posted in: News By: Gill Ritchie

Applications are now open for the Westfield Fund for Enhancing the Student Experience. This year we are looking to make up to six grants of £3k each to fund projects which will enhance the student experience at Queen Mary. Given the current University-wide endeavours to provide online teaching, learning and assessment, Schools, Institutes, the QM . . . Read the full article