Martin Nosek

Martin Nosek


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Xerte Conference 2018

Posted on 16 July 2018 by Martin Nosek

by Martin Nosek. A welsh version of this blog post is available below. This year Xerte Online Toolkits is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. It was first launched at Nottingham University and the conference celebrated a growing user community and again showcased good practice from the UK and abroad. CEI developed a new Xerte theme
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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 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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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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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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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – Day 1 – by Martin

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Martin Nosek

“At this year’s Digifest we celebrated the power of digital, its potential to transform and its capacity to revolutionize learning and teaching.” This was the introduction to the JISC annual conference. The event brought educators, technologists, ed tech partners, and more to a two-day gathering of presentations, debates, keynotes, demos, and conversations. Our CEI learning
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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – Day 2 – by Martin

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Martin Nosek

The second day of Digifest was attended by Marianna and myself. Here are some of my scheduled and favourite sessions (including DigiLab):   Part Deux: why educators can’t live without social media Watch online Great morning session about the social media and its impact in HE. Eric Stoller addressed several areas: critical thinking, building community
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