Learning Technology

Category: case studies

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Puzzling it out

June 25th, 2018 at 03:06

Helen Whitehead says: I’m presenting at Sheffield University’s TELFest this week, along with Liz Cable from Leeds Trinity University, on Puzzling it Out: Exploring Escape Games for Learning & Assessments Here are the slides we are going to zip through, and a Case Study printout of the Escape Games we’ll talk about, with some ideas for [...]

Future Teacher Webinar – Finding images – 25 May

April 30th, 2018 at 08:04

Future Teacher Talks are free monthly webinars on various topics surrounding online learning as part of the wider Future Teacher 3.0 project. Read more about the wider project on their website. Each webinar begins with a short introduction and then in many cases engaging and interactive presentations from guest presenters. The webinars are fully interactive [...]

ELESIG webinar: Learners and digital capabilities in the curriculum 2 May 2018

April 9th, 2018 at 10:04

ELESIG webinar: How do learners experience the development of digital capabilities in the curriculum?’ Tunde Varga-Atkins, University of Liverpool http://uni-of-nottingham.adobeconnect.com/elesigmay2018/ The development of digital capabilities has received much attention in education in the last few years. My doctoral study, adopting JISC’s digital capabilities framework, aims to explore how the development of digital capabilities are planned, enacted [...]

Nottingham staff discount at Xerte conference

March 19th, 2018 at 02:03

Plans are well in hand for this summer’s Xerte conference. It’s suitable for both experienced Xerte users and those new to it, and will include workshops, delegates and examples from around the world, reflecting the ever increasing community and use of Xerte worldwide. University of Nottingham staff to get a discount on the tickets. You can [...]

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement – UoN online course in April

January 29th, 2018 at 10:01

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement is a short online course that aims to provide those teaching or planning to teach an online or blended course  with ideas, techniques and skills to design and facilitate engaging activities for learning online. It was well-received by staff in 2017 and we are running it again in 2018 [...]

Thoughts of a graduating student on learning technology

July 19th, 2017 at 07:07

Today I am graduating. After 3 years in Nottingham, it will be time to leave; the end of an era of much learning through technology. Being a student of International Relations, we did not use Echo 360 or Rogo very much, our platform of choice has always been Moodle. I like having the slides of [...]

Webinar: Lego for creative strategic thinking with MBA students 20th June

June 9th, 2017 at 11:06

A Teaching and Learning Conversation – Interactive PODCAST Lego for creative strategic thinking with MBA students Tuesday 20th June 12-30-13.30 (UK Time) With Dr Lisa Day, Director of Studies – Online MBA, University of Liverpool And Dr Jeannie Holstein, Module Convenor Strategic Management MBA, University of Nottingham This conversation is an opportunity to share with [...]

Gamification in Moodle (Sally Chappell)

September 14th, 2016 at 10:09

Sally Chappell in the School of Life Sciences is our guest today, posting about gamification in her Moodle modules. This project aims to introduce game-based elements to the “Molecular Basis of Genetic Disorders” module, which is part of the MSc Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics, a 1-year, full-time course. The module is currently being redesigned to [...]

Assessing students with video #3: Examples from HE

July 5th, 2016 at 09:07

In the third in our series about assessing students by asking them to create videos, we look at three examples from other HE institutions in the past few years. Professor Marcos Martinon-Torres, UCL Archaeology, used video to boost student engagement in an undergraduate archeaometallurgy module. In the blog post Would a student travel 270 miles [...]

Assessing students with video #2: two-minute video pitch

June 28th, 2016 at 09:06

In the second in our series on assessing students using video, Jackie Andrews reports on using a two-minute video presentation exercise as part of the assessment for a Nottingham Advantage Award module, Enactus Nottingham.  As part of this, students work on social enterprises, building and running projects and businesses. They put a lot of work [...]