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CELT: Staff Technologies


Preparing for the new academic year - Have you taken the Introduction to Teams training that is available via the DMUhub.

Do you know about the new Blackboard module shell policy and the module shell structure for the new year.

Advice and guidance for setting up your Blackboard module shell is available from the CELT intranet site.

Supporting staff use of learning and teaching technologies

Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology

The Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT);

supports and guides your use, both technically and pedagogically, of the various learning technologies available at DMU.

If you find that you still have questions then the CELT team are also providing drop in sessions to offer support and guidance.

These drop-ins are taking place every Wednesday from 2 pm to 3 pm and every Thursday from 10 am to 11 am and can be accessed using the link below.

Follow this link to our Microsoft Team Meeting space and access the drop in support.

If you have questions after using the multi-modal resources provided on this page and you are unable to attend a drop-in:

Please contact your Faculty ELT Project Officer using the details at this link.

The team from CELT can provide support and guidance for:

- DMU supported learning technologies.

- Developing your skills with Microsoft Teams.

Digital Skills

Digital Skills

Please visit our Sharepoint training resources page to see: Training Manuals; Interactive e-learning; Busy person's guides; FAQ's

Current Training

The majority of our training is delivered as e-learning through Blackboard, with some systems supported by face-to-face classroom training. Please go to DMU Hub, and the My Development tile to book onto upcoming training events.

How-To Guides

Take a look at our range of 'How To' guides for easy to follow instructions on using various software systems and applications.

Training Manuals & Workbooks

Staff can also download our training resources, including training manuals and associated training files for self-study.

Contact Telephone: 0116 257 7160 Email:

Mandatory training

All staff should have access to a site on Blackboard called; Mandatory Online Training for Staff

You'll find this on the left-hand side of your Blackboard Home Page

Like all universities, DMU has an obligation to implement robust policies and procedures to comply with statutory and regulatory duties. As employees of DMU, we are encouraged to undertake mandatory and essential training to ensure that we adhere with regulations and the law. By undertaking the training we ensure that our knowledge, skills and understanding of these important areas are kept up to date; enabling us to work safely, effectively and confidently in our roles; In support of this, we have a suite of mandatory training courses; onto which all staff are automatically enrolled

More Useful Links

Centre for Academic Innovation

The Centre for Academic Innovation

The Centre for Academic Innovation (CAI) is De Montfort University's hub for developments in pedagogic praxis and associated practical research.

CAI supports and disseminates teaching and learning good practice across the university and beyond, and our aim is to become a world-leading centre of pedagogic and academic innovation and excellence, with a focus on enhancing and disrupting the learning and teaching experience

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The full staff development calendar and booking is available via the DMU hub.