Learning Technology

Category: learning design

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Moving Forward with Learning Technology: T&L Seminar / Elearning Community Wed 3 Dec

November 26th, 2014 at 01:11

The December session will be held on Wednesday, December 3rd in Room A2, School of Chemistry, University Park, on theme of Moving Forward with Learning Technology and will have three speakers. Xerte Online Toolkits has been accepted for incubation into Apereo, a foundation for open-source projects. Julian Tenney will explain more about this very exciting [...]

A case study of Socrative: Employing students’ smartphones/tablets to create an interactive lecture

October 30th, 2014 at 04:10

There’s a useful case study on the University of Nottingham  TELiMed blog of the free online student response system Socrative on “Employing students’ smartphones/tablets to create an interactive lecture”. Lisa Szatkowski, an Associate Professor in Medical Statistics (School of Medicine Division of Epidemiology and Public Health), aimed to bring an interactive element to her large group lectures [...]

Newsletter August 2014

August 26th, 2014 at 02:08

The University of Nottingham Newsletter This newsletter provides users with the latest information about moodle.Nottingham, and hints and tips. If you have a query about using Moodle, visit the Moodle help site. Any issues, email Learning Technologies. In this issue: Moodle upgrade: what you need to know ‘Go live’ upgrade dates: 28 and 29 August [...]

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 [...]