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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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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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Visitors and Residents – University of Namibia

Posted on 5 May 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Matt Smith I recently visited the University of Namibia (UNAM) with fellow Cardiff University learning technologists Dewi Parry and Karl Luke as part of the Phoenix Project. I led a workshop, supported by Dewi, which introduced the Visitors and Residents concept and encouraged participants to reflect on their online practice and presence. This blog post
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Video and Pedagogy

Posted on 21 April 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke My involvement in the recent Cardiff University Phoenix Project visit to the University of Namibia (UNAM) was a great personal and professional experience. I was invited to UNAM to work with Matt and Dewi in delivering training and facilitating workshops to UNAM colleagues on a range of subjects broadly related to the
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Phoenix Project – Visiting the University of Namibia

Posted on 21 April 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Recently, Matt Smith (WCPPE, School of Pharmacy), Karl Luke (Learn Plus Project, University IT) and I were very fortunate to be invited to take part on the Phoenix Project, a partnership between Cardiff University and the University of Namibia (UNAM) to reduce poverty and promote healthier societies. Led by Professor Judith Hall
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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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Join the conversation around learning technology

Posted on 3 November 2016 by Dewi Parry

The most common questions Learning Technologists are asked are around where to start with joining the conversation. How can I know what’s out there? How do I find out what others are doing? How can I talk to others who have similar ideas? As I mentioned in my blog post about Cardiff University ALT membership (please read
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