Learning Technology

Category: learning design

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T & L Seminar: Electronic management of coursework assessment: tools, process and transformation: Wed 4th Feb

January 20th, 2015 at 08:01

At our regular monthly Teaching and Learning Seminar (formerly E-learning Community) we will have in February two speakers – one from Social Sciences and once from Science – who will talk about their experience of whole-School transformation of the management of coursework assessment and about the technologies and tools available at the University for managing [...]

Using Moodle forums #2: Two simple ways

January 19th, 2015 at 09:01

This video discusses two simple ways to use Moodle Forums – to send out Announcements to all participants in a module, and to answer student questions.  Both are illustrated by case studies from within the University of Nottingham.  The video is taken from a webinar on 9th January 2015.  

Recordings available from T&L Seminar: HELM’s Deep… into e-learning

January 16th, 2015 at 08:01

Recordings are now available of Wednesday’s session (7-1-15) featuring the work of the Health E-Learning and Media (HELM) team who work across all areas of the School of Health Sciences to deliver high quality e-learning to underpin learning and teaching and improve the student experience. The School has recently introduced blended learning with 50% online [...]

Marking online when a student has not submitted a physical assignment (Turnitin and Moodle)

January 9th, 2015 at 09:01

In Moodle assignments and within Turnitin you can add a mark and feedback even if students haven’t actually submitted anything. Why might you want to do this? There are many types of assessment that don’t include the generation of a text that can be submitted online. They might include: Presentation Performance Creation of a physical [...]

Webinar: Improving online feedback and communication within the VLE

January 8th, 2015 at 09:01

The University of Birmingham is offering a Webinar on Improving online feedback and communication within the VLE 13 January 2015 at 3 pm Feedback on assignments and communication with tutors are massive parts of a student’s experience in higher education, and are often raised in student satisfaction surveys as areas of concern. This seminar draws [...]

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 [...]