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These tips are designed to draw your attention to useful features of our applications and services that you may not otherwise be aware of. We publish a new tip every week so check back or subscribe to receive them directly. If you have any tips of your own, let us know.

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Commonly asked support questions

26 January 2022 Posted in: Tips By: Annette Muhammad

Question 1: How can I give someone access to my course? Answer 1:  If you are an Administrator, Course Administrator or Teacher on a QMplus course area, you can enrol others onto your course area. For details on how to do this please see our guide that explains how you can give people access to your course.   Question 2: . . . Read the full article

Real-time captioning with Caption.Ed

17 December 2021 Posted in: Articles, Tips Tagged: , , By: Catherine Mclean

Caption.Ed provides instant and on-demand captions for virtually all live or pre-recorded media. It also produces a fully editable and downloadable transcript, and works either within your web browser or via a desktop application.  The ELU and DDS are currently piloting this new service with a small group of users. If you are interested . . . Read the full article

Commonly asked support questions

11 November 2021 Posted in: Tips Tagged: By: Annette Muhammad

Question 1: I have accidently deleted a Blackboard Collaborate session from QMplus. Can the recording be restored?  Answer 1:  We can ask the support team at Blackboard Collaborate to search for the deleted recording. If the recording is found, it can be restored. Please raise a helpdesk ticket for support and include the following information:    1.  The . . . Read the full article

Commonly asked support questions

11 October 2021 Posted in: Tips Tagged: By: Annette Muhammad

Question 1: I cannot log into the 2016/17 and 2017/18 QMplus archive sites, even though I’m using my usual QM username and password.  Answer 1:  We have made some changes to the way we access the 2016/17 and 2017/18 archive sites. These sites now require each user to have a separate manual QMplus account to access the content. Users should raise a helpdesk . . . Read the full article

Commonly asked support questions

15 July 2021 Posted in: Tips Tagged: By: Annette Muhammad

Here are the questions that were most commonly asked via The Helpdesk during the past month. Question 1:  How can I give someone access to my course?Answer 1:  If you are an Administrator, Course Administrator or Teacher on a QMplus course area, you can enrol others onto your course. For details of how to do this, please . . . Read the full article

Algebra and Equation based exams using Numbas

28 June 2021 Posted in: Articles, Tips By: Manoj Singh

Numbas was created at Newcastle University, and been adopted by educators worldwide. It is a free and easy way to create online tests which can be imported to QMplus as a SCORM. Numbas is perfect for maths testing, but can be applied to many different subjects,the questions and answers don’t just have to be numbers, . . . Read the full article