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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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xerte log in screen

Exploring the new version of Xerte…

Posted on 20 November 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Last week, the team took part in “Xerte Day”, a day long training/scoping session with Ron Mitchell, the University consultant for Xerte Online Toolkits. What is Xerte Online Toolkits? As we mentioned in October, Xerte is a suite of browser-based tools that allow anyone with a web browser to create interactive learning
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Free Open Educational Resources (OER)

Posted on 10 December 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry I went to an OER workshop a couple of weeks ago, run by CoPILOT (Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching), and I promised to let Catherine know what went on! So I thought it would be a good idea to share some of the resources on the blog, along with some
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Accessing LearningCentral (Blackboard) content offline using an Application Cache

Posted on 3 December 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Christopher John (guest blogger) Chris is the E-learning Officer for the Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) programme, a bilingual Welsh Government Masters programme available to all Newly Qualified Teachers in Wales, based in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences.E For me one of the greatest advantages of HTML5 has been the introduction of the application cache, less well known
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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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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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