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Using Padlet for Enquiry-Based Learning

Posted on 24 January 2018 by Owen Crawford

This is a guest post from Rebecca Ferriday – Learning Technology Manager – School of Healthcare Sciences Introduction First year nursing students enrolled on The School of Healthcare Science’s Professional Values and Evidence Based Practice module are asked to produce a 3000-word assignment critically defining the role of the professional nurse by way of summative
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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 Conference 2015 (London)

Posted on 26 October 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry This is the first and last time I’m going to mention getting up at 5.45am to go to a conference! Apart from that, it was great to go down to Westminster again, and to the QEII Centre for this year’s Turnitin Conference. If you have a twitter account, you can follow the
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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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The Use of Blogs for Teaching and Learning

Posted on 24 July 2015 by Jin Tan

by Jin Tan Recently we received some requests from schools about allowing students to create blogs as part of their courses using Cardiff University Blogs, but restricting access to just lecturers and students. The Cardiff University Blogs platform is currently designed for public blogging. Although you could do so by password protecting posts, it may
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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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