Technology Enhanced Learning


The Technology Enhanced Learning team (TEL) provides guidance, training and support for a wide range of educational tools and technologies designed to assist staff and students with the process of learning, teaching and assessment.

Working closely with academic staff we highlight areas where the inclusion of specific technologies can enhance and extend the processes of learning, teaching and assessment. We provide guidance on which technologies or tools are most appropriate for particular situations, offer expertise and advice on installation, configuration and ways in which to embed them into your teaching.

For details of the products currently supported please see the infographic below or Llwythwch y ffeithlun i lawr fel PDF.

The TEL team also provides training in a variety of formats, whether face to face or online, singly or for groups; we create and deliver the training required to understand and use any of the supported products. Examples of the types of courses available can be seen below:

Moodle (1.5 - 2hrs)

This session is aimed at Academic staff that have little / no experience of using Moodle.
At the end of the session staff will have the knowledge and experience required to build a Moodle site (course/module) ready for use by students.

The aim of the session is to provide:

• Overview of Moodle
• Familiarity of the basic functions required to upload documents and communicate with students
• Time for Questions and Feedback

Turnitin (1.5 - 2hrs)

Turnitin is a web based solution which aids the detection of potential plagiarism by comparing students work against 3 massive, continuously updated databases of content.

The aim of the session is to provide staff with:

Overview of Turnitin
Familiarity with setting up a Turnitin submission to allow students to submit assignments
Familiarity with Turnitin Originality Reports
Questions and Feedback

Grademark (1.5 – 2hrs)

Grademark is a feature of Turnitin that allows Academic staff to annotate, comment and highlight directly on the electronically submitted work. Feedback and comments are also viewed by students online which can help reduce paper and speed up the feedback process.

The aim of the session is to provide staff:

Overview of GradeMark
Hands on experience of ‘marking’ a piece of work
The knowledge and experience to use GradeMark with students

In addition, the TEL team provides assistance with curriculum design, the development of online and blended programmes and supports the production of content for online delivery.

The team is here to help staff develop the use of technology and would be delighted to discuss any ideas that you have.

The Moodle Team 

Tel: 0300 500 5055 (ext 5055 internally)

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