Blackboard (EAT) downtime this summer

Blackboard (EAT) downtime this summer

As usual, we’ll be making some improvements to Blackboard (EAT) this summer. It will be unavailable between 28/07/17 at 6pm until 01/08/17 at 10pm whilst we work on a number of things. We fully appreciate that whatever time we choose, it won’t be ideal for everyone. After considering all the factors we know about (such as exam boards, re-sits and staff availability), we’ve tried to pick the least inconvenient times possible…

Supporting and Recognising Teaching Excellence

Supporting and Recognising Teaching Excellence

The University’s ‘Recognising Excellence in Learning’ and Teaching Professional Development Framework is accredited by the Higher Education Academy providing external and independent confirmation that our taught and continuing professional development programmes are aligned with the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education (UKPSF)…

Staff and Student feedback on ReView

Staff and Student feedback on ReView

ReView (powered by Panopto) allows lectures and teaching sessions taking place in equipped rooms to be recorded and then accessed by students at a later date through Blackboard. Recorded sessions can include seminars, tutorials, laboratory sessions and practice-based sessions as well as the more traditional lectures. The same ReView system also allows a wide range of learning and teaching materials to be recorded, which can provide additional resources for students…

Launching the HEA Student Surveys at Teesside University

Launching the HEA Student Surveys at Teesside University

For the first time, Teesside University will this week launch three national student surveys coordinated by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). These surveys will broaden our understanding of the experiences of our students, allowing us to drive enhancements based on a robust evidence base. As national surveys, the results will allow Teesside University to benchmark the experiences of our students against the sector…