online learning


Personal Tutors Online Training Module – Part 1

Posted on 3 October 2017 by Gethin Rowlands

With over 30,000 students studying at Cardiff University, the topic of how we best support our students academically and holistically has become a prominent area for debate.  The Personal Tutoring system, which plays a distinctive role in the student journey, provides an invaluable resource to students dealing with a whole variety of issues and problems;
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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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ALTc Write-up (Day 3)

Posted on 20 September 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Day 3… Following a very good keynote by Jane Secker in the morning – Copyright and e-learning: understanding our privileges and freedoms (which again I urge you to watch), I attended a session which had 4 excellent talks, and to support Emmanuel Isibor of Aberystwyth University who presented his findings around VLE
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ALTc Write-up (Day 2)

Posted on 20 September 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Day 2… Creating online experiences that learners will value I was looking forward to this session, to learn what Helen Beetham and her team had been looking at in relation to learners online experiences. In Cardiff, there is a drive to deliver meaningful on-line components and discussion for modules, and moving away
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ALTc Write-up (Day 1)

Posted on 20 September 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Ok, where do I start! Let’s go back to the beginning. The annual ALT (Association for Learning Technology) conference – #ALTc is the UK’s main learning technology conference, and is held every September. Many colleagues from Cardiff have attended over the years (and have taken a lot from it), and I was
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Xerte Conference 2016 by Karl (Post3/3)

Posted on 29 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke In my previous Learning Technologist role within MEDIC I was responsible for the rapid development of interactive, online modules for a number of eLearning courses and standalone modules. Like many Learning Technologists I consulted a swiss army knife of tools and applications in developing rich, multimedia content, based on a number of requirements,
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Xerte Conference 2016 by Jin (Post2/3)

Posted on 29 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Jin Tan Xerte (Xerte Online Toolkit) has been supported at Cardiff University since it was introduced by Simon Wood in 2008. I’ve been supporting it here since 2012. From 50 users (3 schools) to 600+ users all over the University, from individuals to a group of learning technologists, from the flash-based v1.6 to the
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Xerte Conference 2016 by Dewi (Post1/3)

Posted on 29 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry This year, a few of us attended the Xerte Conference 2016, hosted by Nottingham University. As we’ve mentioned here on the blog, Xerte Online Toolkits is now a supported service within the University, which enables you to create accessible learning objects online for use in your teaching. We’ve also mentioned that we
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