Learning Technology

Category: learning design

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Eight ways that two monitors make your life easier

September 18th, 2018 at 12:09

More and more University staff are acquiring two display screens. If you can get an extra one, the bigger the better, and you can use them to save time and increase your productivity in a number of ways, especially when marking online. Here are 8 of them: Have your module’s Moodle page open in a [...]

Writing questions for quizzes in Moodle and Rogo

September 13th, 2018 at 07:09

Writing questions, such as multiple choice questions, for quizzes and tests, isn’t always easy. I like to try out quizzes sometimes and see if I can score well just by knowing how the questions work. It’s amazing how many online courses, MOOCs etc. I could have passed by gaming the quizzes… Pitfalls to avoid Try [...]

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 [...]

Rolling over Reading Lists

May 23rd, 2018 at 09:05

As usual at this time of year our thoughts are already turning to the coming academic year and reading lists.  The Library Team have now created a copy of all the existing online reading lists ready for use in 18-19. This year, in response to academic demand, all new copy lists have been given a [...]

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 [...]

Moodle training dates: book here

April 26th, 2018 at 03:04

The next Key Moodle Basics are as follows: *Tuesday 15th May 10 am – 12 noon Hallward Library Room 101 *Tuesday 19th June 2 – 4 pm Hallward Library Room 101 *Wednesday 18th July 2-4 pm, Room A13 George Green Library *includes School Support training for those who need it. While the Short Courses booking [...]

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 [...]

ELESIG Webinar: the JISC Tracker. 27 March

March 9th, 2018 at 04:03

ELESIG Webinar: Using the Jisc tracker to research students’ experiences of e-learning Helen Beetham, consultant http://uni-of-nottingham.adobeconnect.com/elesigmarch2018/ The Jisc ‘Digital student experience’ survey has been developed over three years, originally through research reviews, original research and consultation with students, and subsequently through extensive user trials (ca 30k student users) and factor analysis of the survey instrument. [...]

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 [...]

Online Facilitation course running in July

July 4th, 2017 at 08:07

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. In this course – which takes place completely within Moodle – you’ll learn how to [...]