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E-Learning Newsletter February 2021

1 March 2021 Posted in: News Tagged: , , , , , , , By: Richard Chantler

New Feature! Q-Review/Echo360 polling and analytics There are a number of elearning solutions for adding polling questions to your videos, such as: QMplus Media/Kaltura, H5P interactive content or using Mentimeter in your virtual classroom sessions, etc., however the ability to export responses and analytics for polling questions was lacking. This functionality is now available for . . . Read the full article

Updates to caption editing on QMplus Media/Kaltura

26 February 2021 Posted in: Announcements, News Tagged: , , , By: Gill Ritchie

There have been some updates to the captioning feature on QMplus Media/Kaltura. These will be of most interest to those who are using Zoom and more generally to anyone who wants to import a caption file. Caption files in SRT, DFXP and WebVTT formats are now supported. These can be uploaded and then edited using . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Newsletter January 2021

1 February 2021 Posted in: News Tagged: , , , , , By: Richard Chantler

Disruptions to services We wish to apologise for the disruption that some of you experienced with Blackboard Collaborate and QMplus Media (Kaltura) during the week of the 18th of January. We worked with both external vendors and IT Services to resolve the issues as quickly as possible and service has been restored without further issues. . . . Read the full article

Support for online teaching

14 January 2021 Posted in: News Tagged: , , , , , By: Stella Ekebuisi

As you prepare for teaching online this semester, remember that you can access support from The E-Learning Unit.  We thought we would pull together some information that could be useful right now on assessing in QMplus, running online seminars, and getting your QMplus areas ready… Accessing Support for E-Learning A reminder that you can get help . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Support over Christmas 2020 holiday period

10 December 2020 Posted in: Announcements, News Tagged: , By: Alysa Bramble

The E-Learning Support team will be providing e-learning support via the ITS Helpdesk over the Christmas period for up to 3 hours on the following dates: Monday, 21st December Wednesday, 23rd December Wednesday, 30th December Staff and students can raise queries via the ITS Helpdesk channels and we will endeavor to assist with any e-learning . . . Read the full article

QMplus December 2020 updates

8 December 2020 Posted in: Announcements, Events, News Tagged: , By: Alysa Bramble

On Tuesday the 15th December, between 9pm-11pm, there will be a release applied to QMplus. This release will fix some outstanding issues to QMplus and add some new functionality. During this time, users will not be able to access QMplus and QMplus Hub. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause, and thank you for your . . . Read the full article