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GW4 TEL Away Day

Posted on 17 July 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry On the 21st June, we were invited to the University of Bristol to take part in the GW4 TEL away day. The GW4 is an alliance between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, building research communities to deliver globally competitive research. Learn more about the GW4 Alliance: gw4.ac.uk As well
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Back to the future – LTSF17 highlights

Posted on 16 June 2017 by Marianna Majzonova

On 13th June a few of us attended Learning technologies 2017 summer forum exhibition in London. This year’s forum was mainly focused on sharing the knowledge and learning from each other. Over 40 exhibitors were keen to show us their latest products and share their views on learning and development, and learning technologies of the
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Smartmarkers, Panopto and Whiteboard Capture

Posted on 18 May 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke The whiteboard is a staple within numerous learning spaces across Cardiff University and many academics use whiteboards for instruction. This presents a significant challenge for the Learn Plus service; how can whiteboard interactions be captured with sufficient quality? This is a bit of a “Holy Grail” for event capture and a question
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Neil Mosley joins the Centre for Education Innovation

Posted on 8 May 2017 by Neil Mosley

Hello, my name is Neil Mosley and I recently joined the Centre for Education Innovation (CEI) as a Learning Technology Officer. I will be acting as the CEI learning technology representative and link for education related aspects of Professional Services. Before coming to Cardiff I was working at Imperial College Business School within the Edtech
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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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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – by Marianna

Posted on 30 March 2017 by Marianna Majzonova

As my colleague Martin already described in his blog, this year’s #Digifest17 celebrated the power of digital; its influence in ever-changing teaching and learning environment (in HE and FE), its potential to affect and inspire learners of today as well as learners of the future, its impact on social learning, collaboration and design of future
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Getting started with CMALT

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Dewi Parry

Yesterday we welcomed Dr Shirley Evans from the University of Worcester to Cardiff University to discuss all things CMALT. CMALT is a peer-based professional accreditation scheme for individuals whose work involves learning technology. If you succeed in completing the accreditation, you will gain Certified Membership of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT). As Honorary Secretary
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Turnitin at the School of Architecture

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Gethin Rowlands

Recently, I led a Turnitin session for the School of Architecture, where we walked through how to use the Turnitin suite to set up an assignment, how a student would then submit their piece of work, and how to use the Originality Report and the functionalities of GradeMark effectively. This session was the result of
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