The Learning Technology Team is always developing user guidance on the tools you use for your teaching and have recently added much needed guidance to the Help pages on NILE for assessment and grading. Have a look at the Help tab in the NILE guides section for updated and new guidance on Assessment in […]
There is a new guide on the help tab of NILE that gives you an overview of the grading process in NILE.
The University uses the 25 point scale (you can find this in the staff and student handbooks). NILE, however, uses a 100 point scale that converts a corresponding number to a letter to […]
Some staff have found that they hit a limit when entering text into the general comments area when marking using GradeMark. Please be aware that there is a 5000 character limit on the information that can be applied in this area. Please note, however, that spaces and punctuation also count as a ‘character’. This works […]
This includes details of how to make Turnitin GradeMarked papers available to students on a specific date and making feedback visible using the Assignment Tool/Grade Centre.
Have a look at this guide to ensure your feedback will not be released until you are ready for it to be!
We have recently discovered that some assistive technologies do not work well with Turnitin. Screen readers like JAWS work when non-standard settings are selected, but are hard to follow and navigate.
So, if you anticipate asking a student with additional needs to submit their work online, please contact the team for advice, at […]
The following bug has been brought to our attention today. Some files created in MS Word 2007, which have charts pasted in from Excel, cannot be reopened by other users because the chart corrupts the file. This results in the following error when you attempt to open the file:
According to Microsoft website […]
The files attached to this post were sent out to staff this week as resources to use with your students and in your preparation for the 11/12 academic year.
The Powerpoint presentation can be used near the time of submission of the first assessment within your module to advise students on the process for e-submitting […]
This text is in the Student Handbook. Feel free to insert it into your module guides and guidance on NILE.
Submitting coursework Partner Colleges
If you attend a partner college, you will be given specific details of how and where to submit your work.
Although how you submit work may be […]
Have a look at the blog post from Grainne Hamilton, e-Assessment Advisor with the JISC Regional Suport Centre Scotland South & West on Using Turnitin to teach academic writing, ensure consistent marking and enable faster turnaround of feedback
If you are a module leader, for every module that you lead you MUST:
Make sure you have a NILE site for each module. If you haven’t or if you have any technical queries, please contact the learning technologist for your School – If you’re not sure who this is have a look at the […]
- Requesting exemptions for 2014/2015 academic year
- Turnitin Failure (28th April) – emergency submission procedures implemented
- SaGE Training sessions between May and August 2014
- Hints and tips for marking online using the SaGE workflow
- Turnitin provide feedback on availability problems on 10/11 December 2013