Learning Technology

Category: learning design

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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 [...]

NOOCing Nottingham: A sustainable approach to open online courses (ALT-C 2013 presentation)

October 3rd, 2013 at 02:10

The University of Nottingham’s internal open online course ‘Perspectives on Sustainability’ arose out of a JISC funded project which built a variety of sustainability focused Open Educational Resources (OERS and eBooks). Following the completion of this project, new opportunities were sought to further extend the work started, while providing a demonstration of open learning for the [...]

The Maturing of the MOOC – today’s BIS research paper

September 18th, 2013 at 08:09

I welcome today’s BIS report (literature review) on “The maturing of the MOOC”. As writer Stephen Haggard points out, MOOCs can be controversial, inspiring, disruptive and a wonderful opportunity for facilitating lifelong learning. In his survey of the literature he found it difficult to source academic literature properly evaluating MOOC pedagogy, student experience etc. as [...]

Moodle MOOC: Teaching with Moodle – free online course

August 23rd, 2013 at 09:08

Teaching with Moodle: An Introduction is a free online course for teachers who  are using or would like to use Moodle to enhance teaching and learning in today’s educational environment. It’s based in Moodle (though not moodle.Nottingham). It’s designed to provide a good foundation and context to Moodle, and covers the basics of Moodle, including [...]

Using the Mahara e-portfolio – what our students say

August 22nd, 2013 at 07:08

As those who use e-portfolios know, it can be difficult to assess the true extent of its use amongst students. E-portfolios are by their nature learner-centred, with a private ‘workspace’ area (journals, files, action plans, career development planning, etc.) and a sharing function enabling users to create a webpage where they have control over how [...]