Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

The majority of the technology that you will use in your course is supported by the university. University supported services have been assessed as ‘fit for purpose’ and are backed up by Learning and Information Services (LIS). LIS provide a comprehensive suite of IT Help on the university website.

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Generally, you will find that the university provides all the technology you require. The university encourages and supports innovation in learning and teaching and sometimes that requires the use of external services.

There are lots of factors to be considered in these cases, some of them legal, therefore if you do decide to take this approach you should ensure your decisions align with the university social media policy ().

This is important to ensure that, among other things:

  • the university does not breach any data protection issues;
  • the service meets requirements;
  • adequate measures are in place to backup and recover data;
  • there is a fall-back plan in the event of failure.

Blackboard YouTube Support Channel

Blackboard also provide support videos on their YouTube channel.

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If further assistance is required with accessibility matters please contact the student support section in your academic partner UHI: Accessing learner support.


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