Learning Technology

Swansea University VR / AR conference 2018 | Cynhadledd Rhith-wirionedd (VR) a Realiti Estynedig (AR) 2018 Prifysgol Abertawe

Posted on 30 October 2018 by Owen Crawford

*Fersiwn Cymraeg isod | Welsh version below* In this blog post I’ll highlight three interesting sessions from the Swansea University VR / AR conference that I attended recently.  Due to other commitments I attended this conference through the medium of VR rather than travelling to Swansea, and I’d like to share some of my thoughts
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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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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 commonplace 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 many
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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

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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