Enhance your teaching using the Digital Practice Handbook

Greg Sutton, Learning Technology Support Officer

The Digital Practice Handbook is a one stop shop for finding out pedagogical approaches to using technology in teaching and learning. It has and a collection of step by step help guides tailored specifically for the use of Derby University staff. It covers all the online applications that are managed by the CELT team. IT also provides useful links for more general help for and ways to improve you digital capabilities.

The approaches sections cover things like inclusivity, assessment and feedback, communication with students, employability, the student voice and digital capabilities. You can find out more about how technology can support students with support needs, for example using screen readers.

Systems that digital practice handbook covers

  • Blackboard
  • Blackboard mobile app
  • Collaborate
  • Ally
  • Read speaker
  • Turnitin
  • Poll Everywhere
  • Padlet
  • PebblePad
  • Panopto
  • Bob
  • OneNote Class Notebook
  • Respondus
  • WordPress
  • LimeSurvey

For support with any of the other University tools not mentioned take a look at the IT knowledge base or phone IT ext1234, email itservicecentre@derby.ac.uk