Month: March 2017

Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – by Marianna

Posted on 30 March 2017 by Marianna Majzonova

As my colleague Martin already described in his blog, this year’s #Digifest17 celebrated the power of digital; its influence in ever-changing teaching and learning environment (in HE and FE), its potential to affect and inspire learners of today as well as learners of the future, its impact on social learning, collaboration and design of future
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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – Day 1 – by Martin

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Martin Nosek

“At this year’s Digifest we celebrated the power of digital, its potential to transform and its capacity to revolutionize learning and teaching.” This was the introduction to the JISC annual conference. The event brought educators, technologists, ed tech partners, and more to a two-day gathering of presentations, debates, keynotes, demos, and conversations. Our CEI learning
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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – Day 2 – by Martin

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Martin Nosek

The second day of Digifest was attended by Marianna and myself. Here are some of my scheduled and favourite sessions (including DigiLab):   Part Deux: why educators can’t live without social media Watch online Great morning session about the social media and its impact in HE. Eric Stoller addressed several areas: critical thinking, building community
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Getting started with CMALT

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Dewi Parry

Yesterday we welcomed Dr Shirley Evans from the University of Worcester to Cardiff University to discuss all things CMALT. CMALT is a peer-based professional accreditation scheme for individuals whose work involves learning technology. If you succeed in completing the accreditation, you will gain Certified Membership of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT). As Honorary Secretary
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Turnitin at the School of Architecture

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Gethin Rowlands

Recently, I led a Turnitin session for the School of Architecture, where we walked through how to use the Turnitin suite to set up an assignment, how a student would then submit their piece of work, and how to use the Originality Report and the functionalities of GradeMark effectively. This session was the result of
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