Invite to other user group meetings (7th December)

Discussion created by kate.wright on Dec 6, 2018

Prynhawn da / Afternoon


As these user group meetings all have virtual attendance, you may be interested. Both running tomorrow (Friday 7th December)


North England User Group Meeting


10:00-10:30: Arrival

10:30-12:30: Open theme discussion (including Ultra, Grades Journey and programme level view)

12:30-12:45: Jan Thomson (UCLan) - Community Engagement

12:45-13:30: Lunch (and continued discussion if needed)

13:30-14:00: Carol Chatten (Edge Hill) - moving to SaaS and Ally

14:00-14:30: John Brindle and Will Moindrot (Liverpool Management School) - Designing for mobile learning using Ultra

14:30-14:45: Break

14:45-15:45: Bb/group presentation

15:45-16:00: Wrap up and close

Xmas drinks afterwards in the pub for those who fancy it


Venue – in Collaborate or on-site at UCLan, Media Factory 2nd Floor (ME220). Kirkham Street, Preston PR1 2XY

Sign up here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGpjAaRO7AELyNbh2kDAvxm2jGO2qxgvs18trwzbcLJaZnFA/viewform


London User Group Meeting


  1. 12.30 - Lunch & Networking

13:30 - Welcome and Introduction (Bryony Bramer, Regent's University London)

13:40 - SaaS Migration (Jade Mountain & Danny O’Connor, Pearson College)

14:00 - Learning to Learn...Seamlessly (Maria Tannant, University of Creative Arts)

14:20 - Blackboard News & Community (Hervé Didiot-Cook, Blackboard)

14:40 - Break

15:10 - First steps with the Blackboard Grades Journey (Andy Turner, University of Reading)

15:30 - Course Sites & Centrally Managed Content (Peter Beare & Sandra Heidecker, London Metropolitan University)

15:50 - Blackboard Q&A (Hervé Didiot-Cook & Anne Cross, Blackboard)

16:20 - Next steps for London BUG

16:30 - Close (and on to The White Hart on Drury Lane for festive drinks)


Venue -in Collaborate or on-site at Pearson College, 190 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BH, UK

Sign up here – https://goo.gl/forms/9snjWkjBO2C8Qe6G3