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Reflections on an ABC Learning Design Workshop (UCL)

Posted on 12 March 2018 by Dewi Parry

by Christopher John (Social Sciences) ABC (Arena Blended Connected) is a workshop-based approach to learning design from University College London (UCL).  The approach models the 6 pedagogical approaches by Laurillard (2012) against the UCL connected curriculum.  The approach is timely (90 minutes); methodical; group-led; highly-participative and particularly useful when transitioning to blended learning in both
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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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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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Animating for Panopto

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Owen Crawford

Please note – Office Mix has been discontinued but there are other options available. When I recorded the video promoting Learning Technology Advice Drop-in Sessions (for this blog post) I wanted to capture my animations from Powerpoint in the screen capture, keeping them smooth and at a full 1080p. Due the high resolution, I could
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Networked Learning with Dr Ben Kehrwald

Posted on 25 May 2016 by Dewi Parry

This week, we are very thankful to Mike Johnson from the School of Healthcare Sciences who has written about the visit of Dr Ben Kehrwald (Charles Sturt University) to Cardiff. Ben joined us to present his paper entitled ‘Social presence and impression management: Understanding networked learners’ cultivation of learning networks’, and his talk on the 18th May can be
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New Year – New Technologies

Posted on 5 October 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Welcome back everyone, and a very warm welcome to those of you who are new to the University. We have several new technologies available for staff this year. They are in various stages of rollout and we are all learning lessons from early adopters at the moment, so please read the following
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Learn Plus Monthly Update – May 2015

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Welcome to the first monthly update for the Learn Plus project by the Learning Technology working group. These updates will let you know what’s going on with the Learn Plus project, to give an insight into developments from a learning technology perspective. The project includes a working group of learning technologists from
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