Reflections on CUSEIP: Student learning with Learn Plus

Posted on 19 February 2018 by Dewi Parry

…and some pedagogical implications by Karl Luke During Summer 2017 I was successfully awarded a Cardiff University Student Education Innovation Projects (CUSEIP) placement for a project which aimed to “develop a framework for supporting effective student engagement with lecture recordings”. The successful applicant was an undergraduate Chemistry student – Ameen – and we worked collaboratively
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Using Padlet for Enquiry-Based Learning

Posted on 24 January 2018 by Owen Crawford

This is a guest post from Rebecca Ferriday – Learning Technology Manager – School of Healthcare Sciences Introduction First year nursing students enrolled on The School of Healthcare Science’s Professional Values and Evidence Based Practice module are asked to produce a 3000-word assignment critically defining the role of the professional nurse by way of summative
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Learning Central Blackboard assignments upgrade

Posted on 11 January 2018 by Martin Nosek

**Please bear in mind that this does not affect Turnitin assignments or Feedback Studio** As you may have noticed, there’s been an upgrade to Blackboard assignments on Learning Central. The only change is in grading interface for Blackboard assignments known as Crocodoc. All other steps including creation of Blackboard assignments and submissions are still the
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Mobile learning and Learning Central

Posted on 9 January 2018 by Martin Nosek

I have recently been investigating the delivery of mobile learning via Blackboard mobile applications for the blog. Learning Central users have access to a mobile application that is available to use. There are separate applications for students and instructors, and it’s useful to know you can work on or study your modules “on the move”!
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Turnitin Feedback Studio Resources

Posted on 13 December 2017 by Martin Nosek

Recently, Marianna, Karl and I have been working on developing introductory materials for using Turnitin, and it’s update to Grademark – Feedback Studio. They have been split into categories including – Turnitin, marking with Feedback Studio, quickmarks, rubrics, similarity reports and student materials. Also thanks to Dewi for revising these resources and for all his
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Personal Tutors Online Training Module – Part 1

Posted on 3 October 2017 by Gethin Rowlands

With over 30,000 students studying at Cardiff University, the topic of how we best support our students academically and holistically has become a prominent area for debate.  The Personal Tutoring system, which plays a distinctive role in the student journey, provides an invaluable resource to students dealing with a whole variety of issues and problems;
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