Learning Technology

Category: e-learning community

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Digitising and Visualising: recordings of T & L Seminar on 4 Nov 2015

May 11th, 2016 at 08:05

The topic of our session on Wednesday 4th November 2015 was digitising and visualisation, images and identification. Susan Anderson (GEM) talked about the “virtual microscope” developed in 2009 and currently used by about a thousand students around the University. The subject of Jon Henderson’s talk could hardly be a greater contrast – ground truthing digital [...]

T & L Seminar Wed 18 May: What do the UST, DUST and the STN network do at the University of Nottingham?

May 10th, 2016 at 03:05

Ever wondered what the University Senior Tutor does … or the Senior Tutor Network? Perhaps you’ve never heard of either. A new University Senior Tutor was appointed earlier in the year (Pam Hagan) and, for the first time, a Deputy University Senior Tutor (Gaby Neher). Gaby will attempt to answer these questions – and others [...]

Copyright and e-learning: recording of T & L Seminar on 9 Mar 2016

April 20th, 2016 at 08:04

On 9 March 2016 our Teaching and Learning Seminar was on Copyright and e-learning: everything you need to know but were afraid to ask, with Tony Simmonds as our speaker, aiming to bust myths about copyright and map out the real dos and don’ts, giving staff confidence to reuse images, video and text to support [...]

Gamification and Ludology: recordings of T & L Seminar on 6 April 2016

April 19th, 2016 at 09:04

The theme for our 6 April 2016 Teaching & Learning Seminar was Gamification and Ludology, and their application in teaching and learning. Games industry veteran Andy Chambers (Games Workshop, Activision-Blizzard) spoke about gamification within commercial settings and its value in maintaining the player base of long-running games such as  World of Warcraft, Warhammer 40,000 and Starcraft. Players [...]

Teaching & Learning Seminar: Facilitating online learning: Wed 4th May

April 12th, 2016 at 07:04

Our next Teaching and Learning Seminar is our annual visit to Sutton Bonington to coincide with the monthly Farmers’ Market. The speakers will all focus on facilitating online learning, both in wholly online and in blended courses. James Roscoe is part of the AgriFood Advanced Training Partnership (AATP). The AATP offers a number of distance learning [...]

Seminar – Gamification and ludology: Wednesday 6 April 12.30

March 21st, 2016 at 11:03

The theme for our April Teaching & Learning Seminar will be Games and Gamification, and their application in teaching and learning. We are delighted to be able to welcome games industry veteran Andy Chambers (Games Workshop, Activision-Blizzard) to the University of Nottingham to talk about gamification within commercial settings and its value in maintaining the [...]

Teaching and Learning seminar: Copyright and e-learning: Wed 9 March

February 17th, 2016 at 02:02

Our March seminar is on the subject of Copyright and e-learning: everything you need to know but were afraid to ask This is the SECOND week in the month not the first as usual. Will it be OK to use this image in my slides?  If something’s free to view online, can’t I do anything [...]

Teaching and Learning seminar series Feb-June 2016

February 4th, 2016 at 08:02

The Transforming Teaching team and the Learning Technology section invite colleagues to a series of events addressing shared issues of interest in teaching and supporting learning. Most seminars are presented by academic colleagues who will discuss their practice and students’ response to new initiatives. This series will continue to feature academic use of learning technologies. [...]

Students supporting student learning: T&L Seminar (ELC) NOW 16 March

February 4th, 2016 at 08:02

This post has been edited to replace with the new date. Ways for students to offer one another peer support can vary widely from small face to face groups to use of social media such as Twitter. Our expanded series of Teaching & Learning Seminars (for the Elearning Community and other academics and teaching support [...]

Curriculum Interventions: Information Skills and Online Reading Lists: T&L Seminar (ELC) 3 Feb

January 22nd, 2016 at 04:01

Interventions from the library (LRLR) at key points in the curriculum can have a powerful impact on students’ academic attainment as well as their overall satisfaction with library resources. Elizabeth Newall (Senior Librarian, Teaching and Learning Support) will present LRLR’s Suite of Information Skills Interventions for Taught Course Students, which has already attracted over 10,000 [...]