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eLearning@ed Conference 2014

The 12th annual eLearning@ed Conference took “Authenticity Online”  as its theme – this allowed for a very broad interpretation and therefore a wide range of presentations. It attracted almost 100 staff from across the University. The speakers’ presentations and some posters from the day are available from the eLearning@ed Forum …

Turnitin – not just a plagiarism detector

Turnitin is a plagiarism detection tool and it is marketed as such to its customers (educators). As a detector of plagiarism, Turnitin’s accuracy is quite high and has proven to be a popular choice amongst educators. Especially in the field of online learning where Turnitin’s submission tools come in very …

Assessments, Groupwork, and the connectedness of things….

On 4th June the University hosted a meeting for the ceLTIc Project  to share experiences of, and work on, the Peer Assessment tool WebPA.  Speakers from Queen Margaret University, Hull, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Imperial College outlined projects using WebPA, some over a number of years, some still pilots. That experience …

About this blog

Welcome to the first blog post of the Learning Services Team, University of Edinburgh. What is this blog for? The Learning Services team provide support and guidance for a range of services that enrich the student learning experience and improve learning outcomes. Our services aim to complement your teaching style, …

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