Flipping the whiteboard?

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Owen Crawford

You might have seen the recent post about capturing whiteboard activity from live teaching sessions using smartmarkers and panopto.  But what about if you want to produce whiteboard style content to be viewed before a teaching session, or as a separate resource that won’t be delivered in a live session.  Whiteboard / blackboard style “explainer”
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Feedback Studio

Posted on 26 July 2017 by Marianna Majzonova

Do you use Turnitin and Grademark for assessments and delivering student feedback? Turnitin has combined their Grademark and originality-checking features and have relaunched as Feedback Studio. Find out what to expect when you next log in. Feedback Studio is now available and has replaced Grademark. It retains all of the Grademark/Turnitin tools but has been
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PANOPTO your first PREZI

Posted on 21 July 2017 by Martin Nosek

Whether you are Prezi expert, or thinking about using it for the first time, we’ll take a look at its new features and combining it with the University’s capture system – Panopto.  Before we start, there’s a couple of things to note about using free web tools: Sites now often offer “freemium” services (the word
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GW4 TEL Away Day

Posted on 17 July 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry On the 21st June, we were invited to the University of Bristol to take part in the GW4 TEL away day. The GW4 is an alliance between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, building research communities to deliver globally competitive research. Learn more about the GW4 Alliance: gw4.ac.uk As well
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JISC Connect More 2017

Posted on 17 July 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke Last month, I attended the JISC Connect More 2017 event in Bristol and was particularly interested in two specific programmes showcased. Preparing staff and students to be digitally ready Christine Percival, Digital Fluency Manager from Lancaster University gave the opening keynote. Christine introduced Lancaster’s digital strategy and their Digital Fluency Framework. Christine discussed
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A new XERTE theme?

Posted on 22 June 2017 by Owen Crawford

Over the last few months, with help from learning technologists in a number of schools, the CEI have been developing a new theme for XERTE and an accompanying good practice guide. The aim of this work is to overcome the two barriers that we hear about most when it comes to the adoption of XERTE:
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Back to the future – LTSF17 highlights

Posted on 16 June 2017 by Marianna Majzonova

On 13th June a few of us attended Learning technologies 2017 summer forum exhibition in London. This year’s forum was mainly focused on sharing the knowledge and learning from each other. Over 40 exhibitors were keen to show us their latest products and share their views on learning and development, and learning technologies of the
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New Feedback Studio overview

Posted on 15 June 2017 by Martin Nosek

Many academics across the HE sector are familiar with Turnitin and GradeMark. It is a suite of tools used for assessment, mainly electronic marking and delivering feedback to students for their submitted assignments. It also includes very useful features such as the Originality Report, PeerMarking and Revision Assignments. As you may know Cardiff University is
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