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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Smartmarkers, Panopto and Whiteboard Capture

Posted on 18 May 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke The whiteboard is a staple within numerous learning spaces across Cardiff University and many academics use whiteboards for instruction. This presents a significant challenge for the Learn Plus service; how can whiteboard interactions be captured with sufficient quality? This is a bit of a “Holy Grail” for event capture and a question
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Neil Mosley joins the Centre for Education Innovation

Posted on 8 May 2017 by Neil Mosley

Hello, my name is Neil Mosley and I recently joined the Centre for Education Innovation (CEI) as a Learning Technology Officer. I will be acting as the CEI learning technology representative and link for education related aspects of Professional Services. Before coming to Cardiff I was working at Imperial College Business School within the Edtech
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