Learning Technology

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Jisc Conference: Connect more… in Wales

Posted on 12 July 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Last week, we attended both the CEI’s Learning & Teaching Conference and the “Connect more in Wales, make the most of the power of digital”  #connectmore16 held in the Village Hotel, Swansea. More to come on the Cardiff conference soon. Having visited Jisc’s Digifest event in Birmingham earlier in the year, there
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Interested in joining our team?

Posted on 6 June 2016 by Hannah Temple

We’re recruiting for a Learning Technologist to join our team. If you have a strong grounding in Learning Technology and are passionate about enhancing the student experience, then take a look at the job description on our Job Opportunities page here. Just look for Post Reference Number 4793BR. The role You will be part of
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Networked Learning with Dr Ben Kehrwald

Posted on 25 May 2016 by Dewi Parry

This week, we are very thankful to Mike Johnson from the School of Healthcare Sciences who has written about the visit of Dr Ben Kehrwald (Charles Sturt University) to Cardiff. Ben joined us to present his paper entitled ‘Social presence and impression management: Understanding networked learners’ cultivation of learning networks’, and his talk on the 18th May can be
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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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Interactive Learning Namibia: a Phoenix Project

Posted on 20 November 2015 by Dewi Parry

This week we met with Matt Smith, e-Learning Project Manager for WCPPE (Wales Centre for Pharmacy Professional Education), who was invited to the Centre for eLearning and Interactive Media (CeLIM) at the University of Namibia, as a part of the Phoenix Project. It was really interesting to hear his stories and news of developments over
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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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