Catherine Emmett

Catherine Emmett


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Curiosity revived the Catherine: reflections on PCUTL

Posted on 21 July 2015 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett (LTET) One of the paths of staff development possible to teaching staff, and teaching-related staff such as learning technologists, at Cardiff is the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (PCUTL). I’ve been doing PCUTL myself and found out last week that I’ve passed. Having received the good news, it seemed like a good time
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Digital literacy – who’s responsible?

Posted on 23 October 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett and Joe Nicholls (guest blogger) Over a coffee with colleagues last week, discussion turned to digital literacy in learning and teaching. A question was asked – who is responsible for our students’ digital literacies? The answer’s pretty simply really. You. And that’s really to say, all of us! To understand why that is, let’s first answer
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Accessible learning

Posted on 24 September 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett Recently, ELTT were asked whether the core learning technology tools we use in the University are accessible. I’m not going to talk again here about what is important about accessibility because I’ve blogged a bit about this previously, but I am going to try to answer this question. In fact, there isn’t a
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Power of three and planning online content

Posted on 22 July 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett It’s long been considered that there are many interesting things that come in threes. Throughout history, in just about every area of life, people have shared knowledge about the power of three. Here’s a few examples. English Literature: the ‘rule of three’ is used to make a powerful impact in writing; it’s
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Thinking small: 3 tips for mobile learning

Posted on 4 July 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett Whilst doing some research for a workshop last week, I was struck by a statistic from the Welcome to Cardiff survey carried out with undergraduate students. Students in the survey were asked to indicate what kind of mobile phone they brought with them to University. Did you know…? 91% of the 2013
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