Meeting Agenda and Recording Archive

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Past Meeting: 7th of Feb 2019 - 2pm - 4.30pm (via Collaborate)


2pm-2.10pm: Welcome and introductions

2.10pm-2.40pm: An update from Blackboard [Gillian Fielding]

2.40pm-3.10pm: The SLaP (Smart course Landing Page) building block [Developed at Aarhus University, Anna Hollyoak Helleberg, Bjarke Rahbek]

3.10pm-3.25pm: Break

3.25pm-3:55pm: Use of ALLY [QMU, Susi Peacock]

3:55pm-4.25pm: Turnitin - BlackBoard integration update (Magnolia) [Representative from Turnitin]

4.25pm-4.30pm: Wrap up



Videos from Turnitin about their advanced grading workflows:


Past Meeting: Friday 11th May 1400-1530 via Collaborate

Theme: Digital Assessment Overview Session

We have seen an interest in Digital assessment and thought it might be useful to hold a collaborate session in May to gauge what aspects of digital assessment we want to explore further.


1400: Open discussion re digital assessment in Scotland to gauge the sectors current status and requirements

1430-1500: Blackboard SafeAssign update from Trey Buck (Blackboard) on the latest developments for the product

1500-1530: Blackboard UX Team Session Overview

Recording Link: Bb Collaborate


Past Meeting: Friday 2nd March 2018 via Collaborate

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

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

1040-1100: Blackboard Community update by Gillian Fielding

1110-1130: QMU’s Migration From MH to SaaS by Joe Currie

1130-1145: Ally and accessibility by Dr Sara Preston & Susi Peacock

1145-1200: Break for coffee

1200-1230Learn Ultra & Turnitin by Gary Finnegan (Turnitin Product Manager Integrations)

1230-1300: Learn Ultra Demo by Ashley Wright (Blackboard Solutions Engineer)

1300-1315 AOB & Wrap Up

Recording Link:


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)