Online submission of assessments via WebLearn

Courtesy of AAD News Alert 21 March 21016 Education Committee’s Examinations Panel has agreed that departments which wish to begin using online submission for examined work should use the centrally-supported WebLearn solution. A number of departments have been taking part … Continue reading

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WebLearn upgraded to version 2.8-ox4 on 8 January 2013

New WebLearn was upgraded on 8th January 2013 to version 2.8-ox4. For more detailed information please looked at the detailed release notes. Improvements Brand new Search tool: site names, site descriptions and reading lists now indexed Many improvements to Student … Continue reading

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WebLearn upgraded to Version 2.8-ox3 – 25 September 2012

WebLearn was upgraded on 25th September 2012 to version 2.8-ox3. For more detailed information please looked at the detailed release notes. Improvements OXAM now housed within WebLearn many improvements to the Assignments tool in the area of Turnitin integration, eg, … Continue reading

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Upload Problems with Safari on a Mac

We have applied a patch which we think addresses this problem We think recent versions of Safari (and probably Chrome) on a Mac have a bug that is preventing files from being uploaded. This is affecting the Assignments tool (and … Continue reading

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Supporting Institutional Practice for feedback and Assessment (SIPA) Project

The WebLearn team is investigating, promoting and supporting the use of the external Turnitin plagiarism detection and prevention service and allied products GradeMark (online marking and annotations) and PeerMark (student peer marking and assessment). Turnitin is integrated into the WebLearn … Continue reading

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Preventing student papers from being added to the Turnitin database

This post courtesy of Jill Fresen: When using the Assignments tool in WebLearn, the default behaviour is that student papers do get added to the Turnitin database; however, they are used only for comparison purposes and are not released or … Continue reading

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TurnItIn2 – overview of changes

This is from the TurnItIn newsletter and refers to the submit.ac.uk service. Turnitin now has a new interface and a number of new features. For many it has been a welcome change, and for others there may be a learning … Continue reading

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Possible Turnitin Outage Sept 4-5

Just in from iParadigm There will be a special maintenance window for the Turnitin service on September 4th, 2010 in conjunction with our launch of Turnitin2. Schedule Confirmed Maintenance Start Date: Saturday, Sept. 4 at 17:00 GMT Projected Maintenance End … Continue reading

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