Our current projects are listed below, along with selected past projects. If you are running, or thinking about running, a digital education project we'd love to hear about it. We can help with a range of things (resources permitting), such as:

The earlier you involve us the more help we can offer, so please contact us.

Active projects

You can also view a list of our recently completed projects.

ProjectDetailsScaleExpected completion
Blackboard Templates The Digital Education Office (DEO) is currently consulting with Faculties and Schools on the design and implementation of faculty- and school-specific templates for Blackboard courses running in 2020-21. University-wide September 2020
Bb Annotate - new Blackboard inline marking tool Replacement of Box View with Bb Annotate, an improved inline marking tool for providing feedback annotations University-wide August 2020
Blackboard course review  Blackboard course reviews are being promoted. These are an opportunity both to check courses meet basic standards and to further improve the experience of both students and staff. University-wide Ongoing
Digital Education Consultation DEO and BILT are running a series of workshops and other consulations to define the shape of the University’s aspirations in digital education (part of the Digital Strategy development). Univerisity-wide July 2020
Digital Experience Insights Survey We will be running three surveys to assess the quality of our digital provision and identify areas for improvement University-wide December 2020
Dynamic Lab Manuals DEO are working with the School of Chemistry to develop and update their Dynamic Lab Manuals School based December 2020
Eesysoft pilot DEO are trialling a new way to support staff and students in Blackboard via contextual and targetted help. University-wide July 2020
Electronic management of assessment (EMA) The DEO will offer dedicated support to schools to review current approaches to coursework submission and marking, and support implementation of standardised workflows for electronic management of assessment (EMA). This project will be phased over three years from 2017-18. University-wide July 2020
Rich Media in Education Using the Re/Play desktop recorder to examine how using rich media can change teaching and learning in face to face and other sessions. University-wide Ongoing
Student Lifecycle Support Programme changes 2019 The Student Lifecycle Support (SLS) Programme is implementing changes that will impact the use of Blackboard. University-wide September 2020
TQEC Programme development DEO will be working with programme teams to embed digital approaches in programmes due to be taught at TQEC. School based. Ongoing
Using Microsoft Teams in Education We are talking with staff to find out how Microsoft Teams (introduced in April 2020) can complement our current set of online learning tools. University-wide Ongoing