Learning Technology

Category: social media

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How to add a Twitter widget to Moodle

September 7th, 2018 at 01:09

Step 1 – Twitter Go to publish.twitter.com Enter the URL of what you would like to embed, e.g. https://twitter.com/LTNottingham   to embed a user’s tweets, or e.g., #UoNFreshers to embed tweets with a hashtag (options are given on the page) Select Embedded timeline Edit  customization options if you wish (size might be most appropriate) Click Copy [...]

Mahara Upgrade: 20/21 September

September 19th, 2017 at 09:09

Mahara will be unavailable from: 10 am Wednesday 20th September to 10 pm Thursday 21st September. This is to upgrade to the latest version. Mahara is an eportfolio system used to support personalised and community learning. It complements Moodle, which can be seen as the formal, structured type of learning technology. Mahara is the personalised, [...]

The Hotseat #2 Advantages, disadvantages and tips

March 31st, 2016 at 10:03

Yesterday’s post introduced the idea of a Hotseat - by no means a new idea – it’s something we adopted and adapted rather than invented!  A way to have a time-limited but not entirely synchronous discussion. Features of a Hotseat include that it involves a special guest or is lecturer-led, it is clearly time-limited, it [...]

Connecting with the Professions: Social media and blogging: recordings of T & L Seminar on 2 Dec 2015

December 16th, 2015 at 02:12

The recordings are now available from Connecting with the Professions, the December Teaching and Learning Seminar (formerly E-Learning Community) held on Wednesday 2nd December 2015. Kathryn Moss from the School of Sociology and Social Policy introduced the way the School uses the Mahara eportfolio to connect with Social Work students out on placement, ensuring that [...]

T & L Seminar: Connecting with the professions Wed 2 Dec @ 12.30

November 26th, 2015 at 03:11

The December Teaching and Learning Seminar (formerly E-Learning Community) for University of Nottingham staff is on the topic Connecting with the professions Social media can be used to connect staff and students to the professional communities they are part of or becoming part of. In this session we have three speakers talking about the ways [...]

The 12 apps of Christmas – or is it 48?

November 16th, 2015 at 09:11

Lots of people have jumped on the bandwagon – offering a “course” or series on The 12 Apps of Christmas. All seem to start 1st December and should be good fun to drop in on. http://the12apps.wordpress.com University of West London: twelve fun apps for people in higher education: no registration necessary.   #uwl12apps http://the12appsofchristmas.zohosites.com/  From [...]

The Teaching and Learning Seminar Series (incorporating ELearning Community) Oct 2015-Jan 2016

October 14th, 2015 at 10:10

The regular Elearning Community sessions on the first Wednesday of the month have grown into an expanded Teaching and Learning Seminar Series. Here are the first few dates: TODAY  Wed 14 Oct: Peer Assessment 5 colleagues will be sharing their practices 2-3.30 pm (drop-in during second half), C01 ESLC, University Park Wed 4 Nov: Digitising [...]

Twitter Question Shower

July 21st, 2015 at 10:07

Last week I took part in the short open course Flexible, Open, Social for Learning (FOS4L) and one of the tools we used was new to me: this was the Twitter Question Shower. I’ve participated in (and led) many types of discussions on Twitter, from tweetchats to twoocs, but this one was new. From the [...]

Jisc’s new guide Enhancing the student digital experience: a strategic approach

March 11th, 2015 at 09:03

Jisc’s new guide Enhancing the student digital experience: a strategic approach launched on Monday at the Jisc Digital Festival in Birmingham. Based on the findings from the Jisc digital student research project and ongoing consultation with sector partners, this new online guide explores the complex issues institutions are facing in relation to the student digital [...]

e-Learning Community – Wed 5 March – Twitter

February 19th, 2014 at 10:02

The next e-Learning Community session will be held on 5th March in C15, Pope, and will be on the topic of Twitter. Date: Wednesday, March 5th Time: 12.30 p.m. with hot drinks from 12.15 p.m. Location: C15, Pope Building, University Park The micro-blogging service Twitter has existed since 2006 and from the start it has [...]