"vital" blog posts
Ready for Resits
At CIE, through our work in support of the Canvas project and community space Canvas Connect we’ve worked with a number of departments and schools around their resit planning. Therefore, we thought it would be useful to share some of the key tips and findings from this work for those that are new to using Canvas.
Posted on: 28 July 2021
Transition from New Box View to Bb Annotate for marking of assignments using Bb Assignments in VITAL
Earlier this year Blackboard Inc (the developers of VITAL) announced the move away from New Box View and the change to Bb Annotate for assignment viewing, marking and grading when using the Blackboard Assignment tool. Testing has now been completed to our satisfaction on this tool on our test server, and the change is due to be implemented, by our suppliers, on VITAL in the week commencing August 10th.
Posted on: 6 August 2020
VITAL things to get you started
This summer, whether you were swimming in a deep blue sea or sipping a cocktail whilst watching the sun go down, the thought of VITAL was far from your mind. If you are reading this then you’ve been plunged back to reality and face the prospect of getting your VITAL module ready for the new academic year. You’re not alone in this and we can help with shaping your modules ready for you and your students. So we’ve compiled 5 top tips of what you should do when preparing your module
Posted on: 14 September 2018
VITAL Upgrade - Summer 2018
The 2018 summer upgrade to VITAL is complete and is now available for all staff at the university. Although it appears not much has changed, there have been a number of software tweaks, security improvements and bug fixes. Below we’ve highlighted some of the key changes that staff and students will find useful over the next academic year.
Posted on: 13 August 2018