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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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Serving web pages through Learning Central

Posted on 9 October 2014 by Allan Theophanides

by Allan Theophanides After helping out a colleague recently, Dr Paul Brennan – an Academic who is very engaged with technology, he kindly acknowledged me in a recent blog post on the information that I had provided him with as a solution to hosting webpages internally for students to access. On this basis rather than
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All things E-Assessment…

Posted on 9 October 2014 by Allan Theophanides

By Allan Theophanides Recently the team has received a number of queries asking for help or advice with regards eAssessment.  As such, that’s not a problem; it’s exactly the kind of thing we can help with. However it became evident very quickly that different people have very different ideas as to what eAssessment actually is!
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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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What are we working on? – A short post to explain

Posted on 12 August 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry As the guys are taking a well earned break this week, I thought I’d put a short post together about what we are doing, and in particular what we are doing for September (sorry external readers!). Allan and Catherine are currently working hard on Learning Central introductions for both students and staff.
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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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ELTT Summer Holiday: conference season

Posted on 16 July 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve dusted off the suitcases and headed out of the office to parts of South Wales we hadn’t visited for a while, in pursuit of some new knowledge, some tips, and to meet some old friends and new faces this summer! Swansea University First up, we
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