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 Majzonnova, Sharon Norman, Karl Luke and I have been working on developing introductory materials for using Turnitin, and it’s update to Grademark – Feedback Studio. Sharon and Karl have been working on rubric resources as part of an Education Innovation Fund (EIF) project, and the rubric section and downloading and importing Quickmark sets
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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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Flipping the whiteboard?

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Owen Crawford

Please note – Office Mix is being discontinued by Microsoft – there are other options available. 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
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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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