Category: Virtual Learning Environment

  Learn has been hosted in the cloud since July last year, one of the main reasons for moving to the cloud hosted solution was to allow us to take more frequent upgrades as the cloud hosted solution allows us to upgrade without any downtime. We have had a few smaller releases fixing bugs over […]

Following on from last week’s post discussing the management of courses in Learn’s data retention policy we wanted to explain a little more about what will happen with user accounts. This part of the policy is based around the existing account expiry policy at the University, the link to this policy is at the foot […]

As part of the project to move Learn to the Cloud last year we looked at implementing a data retention policy on Learn. This has been an interesting piece of work comprising a lot of initial research and understanding of the data held on Learn and our responsibilities with it. Karen Howie drafted a Data […]

As I approach the halfway point of my internship, I think it is a good time to reflect on my job of creating materials to help students understand how to use Learn, or as I prefer to call it, helping students learn Learn. Three weeks ago, I would have had very little faith in myself regarding […]

When Employ.ed internships were advertised in February I jumped at the opportunity. I was determined to stay in Edinburgh for the summer because as an international student who is about to enter her fourth year, I saw this summer as potentially one of my last within the city. Not only that, but last year I […]

This follows on from a series of previous posts documenting some thinking about integrating WordPress with a VLE via LTI: Laying it all out to begin WordPress LTI Testing: Part 1 WordPress LTI Testing: Part 2 WordPress LTI Testing: Part 3 Doing the thinking above … Continue reading WordPress LTI Testing: Part 4

You will have no doubt heard that the University is moving from our current reading list supplier, Talis Aspire, to a new supplier, Ex Libris and their system, Leganto. I have been lucky enough to work on the procurement project and now the implementation project. Why are the Digital Learning Applications & Media team involved […]

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