Scot-UG Events

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Scottish User Group Events

Next Meeting: Friday 2nd Match 2018 @ Queen Margaret University

Theme: Back to the Future: Where we are now and where are we going!

10.00-1030: Arrival and networking

1030-1040: ScotUG Introductions  by Myles Blaney/Jim Emery

1040-1100: What’s going on in Scotland by Myles Blaney

1100-1115: Blackboard Community update by Gillian Fielding

1115-1145: QMU’s Migration From MH to SaaS by Joe Currie

1145-1215: Ally and accessibility by Dr Sara Preston & Susi Peacock

1215-1300: Learn Ultra & Turnitin by Gary Finnegan (Turnitin Product Manager Integrations)

1300-1400: Lunch

1400-1430: Learn Ultra Demo by Ashley Wright (Blackboard Solutions Engineer)

1430-1450: Learn Ultra Prioritisation\adoption exercise

1450-1520: Ultra Feedback and Q&A to developers\Product owner

1520-1530:  Wrap up


*Train leaves Musselburgh - Edinburgh @ 1547

Further networking opportunities will be available with like-minded colleagues @ Brewhemia from 1600 (situated beside Edinburgh Waverly Train Station)

How to get there: Location and Getting Here | Queen Margaret University

How to register::

Collaborate Link: TBC


Past Meeting: Thursday 6th April 2017 University of Dundee


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/Tea

11:00 – 11:10 Welcome: Natalie Lafferty (University of Dundee), Simon Booth (Scot-BUG)

11:10 – 11:50 Blackboard Update: Alistair Brook (Blackboard)

11:50 – 12:30 Approaches to Supporting Student Reflection : Emma Duke-Williams, Helen Booth, Gerry Roarty (University of Dundee)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14.10 Blackboard Assignments: The ups and downs of converting Divinity, History and Philosophy to online grading: Andy Yule (University of Aberdeen)

14.10 – 14.50 Grades Journey: Jim Emery (Glasgow Caledonian University)

14.50 – 15.30 Listening to the Student Voice: Carol Maxwell (Abertay University)/Wesley Kerr (The University of Edinburgh)