Online training

TEL essentials online

TEL essentials online is a free online course for Bristol staff providing an overview of technology enhanced learning and assessment practice. It's a self-paced self-enrol course. It should should take approximately 2.5 hours to complete, time which can be spread over several days.

Access TEL essentials online: follow the following link: enrol on TEL Essentials online. Note that this will take you to a different login page than usual but you should use your normal (SSO) username and password.

Tutorials on

All staff and post-graduate research students have access to a range of tutorials and training courses on You will need to follow IT Services instructions for accessing

Once you have logged in, a range of TEL-related topics are covered. Examples include:

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Xerte crash course

A 20 minute video tutorial showing you how to create interactive online resources using Xerte.

Access the Xerte crash course

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Getting started with Blackboard Collaborate

Collaborate is Blackboard's web conferecning platform, which can be used for a range of applications from real-time virtual teaching to distributed groupwork.

Access the online tutorial  (approx 10 minutes)

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