Learning Technology

Category: learning design

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Xerte Online Toolkits – some examples

June 11th, 2014 at 09:06

The Xerte community have shared some great examples of Xerte Toolkits that can be really helpful to see how they can be used and get inspiration for creating your own. Biology plant reproduction   http://vle.jisctechdis.ac.uk/sandpit/play.php?template_id=2086 tree growth  http://vle.jisctechdis.ac.uk/sandpit/play.php?template_id=2066 obesity – http://t.co/9LJmXxaT9z Maths http://vle.jisctechdis.ac.uk/xerte/play_635  from Barbara Nance Case studies on using Xerte Toolkits Nick Sheppard on integrating Xerte [...]

Changing the Learning Landscape events

May 30th, 2014 at 01:05

Do you want to know more about using digital technologies in learning and teaching? If you want to explore innovative uses of digital technologies to enhance your teaching practice, don’t miss out on this hands-on opportunity with CLL. The three CLL workshops in June are aimed at academic staff, and others who teach and support [...]

Structuring and facilitating conversations online workshop recorded

May 16th, 2014 at 11:05

At the University’s recent Teaching and Learning conference on Students in Conversation (Tuesday 29th April 2014) Sarah Speight and I ran a workshop on “Structuring and facilitating conversations online”. At Nottingham online learning has become part of our core provision. We offer increasing numbers of courses online; we use ‘blended’ approaches combining face to face [...]

Case study on a University’s use of Xerte Toolkits

April 28th, 2014 at 08:04

The Jisc Regional Support Centre in Scotland has published an interesting case study of use of Xerte Toolkits from University of West of Scotland. The university’s Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Development (CAPLeD) worked with staff across the institution to provide staff development and support in using Xerte. This case study highlights the strategic [...]

Join our team: Learning Technology Consultants wanted

April 23rd, 2014 at 07:04

We are looking for people-oriented learning technology professionals to join our team supporting staff and students at all levels and helping deliver an exciting and engaging online learning experience. We are seeking experienced learning technology consultants to take a lead on, and be accountable for, successful support services for high-profile, Faculty wide technology enabled learning [...]

Free open online course on Moodle

April 4th, 2014 at 08:04

Here’s some information about a couple of free courses that might be interesting to follow: From Abertay University: a “Performing Magic with Moodle” course is running next week, and open to registrations. You can sign up here:   http://www.telteacher.com/mmm They say: “On the course we’ll be looking at how to create engaging, usable and effective modules [...]

One Click Recording Studio – Jubilee Campus – 3rd to 14th February in B35c Exchange Building

February 3rd, 2014 at 09:02

Do you have any ideas about how you want to make use of video in your teaching and learning? Maybe you find the production of video is difficult and time consuming. The ‘One Click Recording Studio’ may make things easier for you. The studio is in room B35c on the first floor of the Exchange [...]

Talking of teaching blog

December 3rd, 2013 at 08:12

It’s always useful to see examples of good practice in using Moodle to inspire your own practice. Anyone who follows this blog will probably also be interested in the Talking of Teaching blog which covers a range of subjects relating to teaching and learning, including sometimes learning technology.  Today, the case studies from Magic with [...]

E-Learning Community: Curriculum Development on 6 Nov

October 30th, 2013 at 10:10

Our first E-Learning Community lunchtime session of the academic year is on Wednesday November 6th  on the subject of Curriculum Development. Our speakers will be: Bas Winkler and Cristina de Matteis (Pharmacy) on designing and developing the new M.Pharm. course Steve Stapleton (L&RLR) on Futurelearn and MOOCs Sarah Speight (Education) and Helen Whitehead (L&RLR) about [...]

Could elearning be as clear as MUD?

October 8th, 2013 at 09:10

It’s not often you get the chance to listen to one of the very earliest computer game pioneers talking about his work, so I was intrigued to get the chance at the end of this summer to hear Richard Bartle talking about his work with Roy Trubshaw on the earliest virtual world, the very first [...]