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Join us at the Christmas Special Digital Taster Event


Calling all NTU staff!
Want to know more about using digital technology, but short of time?
Then come along to Organisational Development‘s:
Digital Taster Event – Christmas special
City campus
Wednesday 13 December 2017 9am – 12noo

Using Yammer to communicate with students

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If you log on to Office 365 and open Yammer, you will see that more and more staff are now using this app – either for cross team collaboration or for exchanging information with students and enabling them to communicate with each other.

Personalise by using Replace Strings

NOW Tips and Tricks: Personalise News Items and other communications in NOW


Simple phrases known as Replace Strings can be added to personalise communications in NOW by inserting these directly into the text.

String spelling out New

New Support for the Digital Framework


The Digital Framework was introduced at NTU last year and we’ve been pulling together a range of resources and support to help colleagues use the Framework, whether as a personal CPD tool, or as a method to analyse skills in teams or support c

Want to know more about using digital technology but short of time…


..then come along to CPLD’s  Digital Taster Event at Clifton campus on Wednesday, 16 November. The event is open to all NTU staff.

Digital Taster Menu

Office 365.
Smarten up your NOW homepage.
Office Mix.

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016


Jane Hart has recently released the 10th version of this annual list.

My Media Files in NOW

Lecture capture is here with My Media Files


Acting on student feedback from the NTSU, lecture capture equipment has been installed into all teaching rooms with a capacity of at least 50 students. The system is based on audio recording that links to PowerPoint or other visuals.

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OER16: Open Culture conference @ the University of Edinburgh


Last week I spent a sunny two days at the OER16: Open Culture Conference hosted by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) at the University of Edinburgh.

Waverley Station & Princes Street, Edinburgh   Image by R.

Rubrics: staff development session on using the NOW Rubrics tool with Dropbox folders


The first pilot session on Rubrics, Creating Marking Grids with the NOW Rubrics Tool, was delivered on the 18th of April.

Rubrics: staff development sessions on a new NOW tool for assessment and feedback


If you attended the NTU Elearning Showcase yesterday, the 4th of April, you may have heard a presentation by Peter Bowcott from CADBE and Louise Taylor from BLSS about their experiences using the Rubrics tool in NOW to create electronic marki

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