Learning Technology


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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Thinking small: 3 tips for mobile learning

Posted on 4 July 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett Whilst doing some research for a workshop last week, I was struck by a statistic from the Welcome to Cardiff survey carried out with undergraduate students. Students in the survey were asked to indicate what kind of mobile phone they brought with them to University. Did you know…? 91% of the 2013
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4 ways to assess and learn: student created media

Posted on 29 June 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Last week, I was going through (deleting!) my e-mails when I came across a really interesting thread of e-mails about student multimedia content production from the ALT (Association for Learning Technology) mailing list, and its role as part of course assessment. I’m not going to get into an argument about the right
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Welcome to ELTT!

Posted on 3 June 2014 by Catherine Emmett

Hello all! We’re using our first post to introduce ourselves. We’re ELTT, the new Enhanced Learning Technology Team at Cardiff. We’re learning technology officers based in the Education Team in Registry & Academic Services, and we also work very closely with IT Services. What is learning technology? If you haven’t heard the term ‘learning technology’
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