eLearning

Flipping the whiteboard?

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Owen Crawford

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 a separate resource that won’t be delivered in a live session.  Whiteboard / blackboard style “explainer”
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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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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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Animating for Panopto

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Owen Crawford

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 only capture around 15fps in panopto personal capture, so I lost some of the
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PSE Learning Technology Workshop

Posted on 6 April 2017 by Gethin Rowlands

On Monday the 27th of March, in a seminar room in Glamorgan Building, I hosted my second PSE Learning Technology Workshop of this academic year. The Learning Technology workshops were created to think about how to embed learning technology when developing new programmes, but also when thinking of new ways to deliver existing programmes. They
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Electronic Lab Notebooks

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Hannah Temple

Welcome back to our series on Education Innovation Fund projects. This week we’re hearing from Chemistry Lecturer James Redman and student Christopher Elgar who have used their seedcorn funding to evaluate electronic lab notebooks to replace paper-based lab reports. Practical work forms a component of most taught programmes in the physical and life sciences. As
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ALTc Write-up (Day 3)

Posted on 20 September 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Day 3… Following a very good keynote by Jane Secker in the morning – Copyright and e-learning: understanding our privileges and freedoms (which again I urge you to watch), I attended a session which had 4 excellent talks, and to support Emmanuel Isibor of Aberystwyth University who presented his findings around VLE
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All about Xerte: new tutorial resource

Posted on 22 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Catherine Emmett Last week’s adventures for one-half of the learning technology enablement team were all about the Xerte conference. There’s a lot of exciting stuff going on out there, so look out for posts to come shortly about the conference from various learning technologists in the University. And, since there is so much excitement
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Interactive Learning Namibia: a Phoenix Project

Posted on 20 November 2015 by Dewi Parry

This week we met with Matt Smith, e-Learning Project Manager for WCPPE (Wales Centre for Pharmacy Professional Education), who was invited to the Centre for eLearning and Interactive Media (CeLIM) at the University of Namibia, as a part of the Phoenix Project. It was really interesting to hear his stories and news of developments over
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What’s under the bonnet of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra – HTML5 video capture that’s what

Posted on 4 November 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Christopher John (guest blogger) This week, we have another blog post by Christopher John. Chris is the E-learning Team Leader, based in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. Chris and the SOCSI eLearning Team have been testing out the newest version on Blackboard Collaborate – Collaborate Ultra, and have kindly written about their experiences. This version should be
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