ILTS team support

You can contact Informatics Learning Technology Support by emailing a ticket to the Learning Technology queue here: This will ensure your call is picked up by a member of the team in the most prompt manner.

The ILTS team are as follows:

  • Alex Burford, Learning Technologist, full-time
  • Meredith Corey, Learning Technologist, full-time
  • Fiona Hale, Learning Technologist, part-time – Monday / Tuesday (all day) and Wednesday (morning only)

Depending on the time of the year the team run regular ILTS drop in sessions and/or Learning Design workshops. You can also book a 1-1 with a team member via MS Bookings:  

Teaching and Learning Support

Prof Judy Robertson ran a weekly Teaching Hour – Thursdays 11am – all details and recordings here. Judy also compiled a Learning and Teaching Reading List, accessible here (Summer 2020).

Learning Design consultancy sessions

The ILTS team ran weekly learning design consultancy sessions throughout the summer of 2020 (for Sem 1) and late autumn 2020 (for Sem 2). If you would like a one-to-one learning design session for your course or program then please email Fiona Hale in the first instance and she can support you, within the constraints of a part time working week.

LinkedIn Learning (upgraded from

LinkedIn Learning, the University’s new online learning service, has some good video resources on Blackboard Learn, Collaborate and teaching online. Don’t be put off by the length of the courses as they are fully searchable. LinkedIn Learning is an upgrade to which launched in 2018 at the University. All staff and students at the University of Edinburgh have an entitlement to a LinkedIn Learning account.

Here is the Blackboard Essential Training Link.

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