Friday 31 July 2009

Timetable system gets a revamp

News has just broken about an update to the timetable system. 'Timetables' menu under 'My Edesk' will now have (to quote):

  • provides new search capabilities

  • brings personal, module, programme and room timetables together

  • has a more accessible view, both on screen and printed

  • allows timetables to be downloaded to permit users to load the data into their calendaring application, e.g. Outlook Client (this uses the iCal standard)

Monday 27 July 2009

Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre website goes live!

Very please to have upload and made live, the Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre's new website that I have been working on recently.

This site includes Quick Time 360 Virtual Reality, integrated MobileMe gallery and a customised Blogger Blog.

Visit this site.

Monday 13 July 2009

Migrating Teaching and Learning content in TuLIP

As many of you are already aware the 2009 learning and teaching sites have now gone live. Here are some guides and further information to help ease the process. The following will be particularly useful when you migrate content from your existing 2008 teaching and learning sites to next academic year:

Where can I find my Learning and Teaching sites?
The site directory for all the teaching and learning sites can be found here (select options using the radio buttons):

How do I migrate content from existing 2008 Learning and Teaching sites?
An ILS (Information Learning Service) guide to migrating your content:

I want to see how this migration is done (Video) Created in Adobe Captivate, this shows you an example of how to migrate content from last years sites (courtesy of Rebecca Vickerstaff):

How to become a member of a module site (Video):
Module owners are taken from UNIT-e and are not carried over each year, so this has to be done manually. Created in Adobe Captivate, this shows you the process of becoming a member (courtesy of Rebecca Vickerstaff):
Further online help is available from ILS (such as TuLIP training guides):