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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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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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Learn Plus Monthly Update – May 2015

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Welcome to the first monthly update for the Learn Plus project by the Learning Technology working group. These updates will let you know what’s going on with the Learn Plus project, to give an insight into developments from a learning technology perspective. The project includes a working group of learning technologists from
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First Steps with Blackboard Collaborate

Posted on 11 May 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Geraint Evans (SOCSI) Geraint is an eLearning Officer within the SOCSI eLearning team at the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. He is the eLearning lead for the Continuing Professional Education and Learning (CPEL) programmes commissioned by the Care Council for Wales. This blog describes initial experiences with Blackboard Collaborate on a distance learning programme in
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Mixing it up: interactive online learning with OfficeMix

Posted on 4 February 2015 by Dewi Parry

Catherine Emmett and Christopher Evans We’ve been hearing a lot more recently about the continuing development of a tool called Office Mix (currently in Beta) which is designed to help you create interactive online learning objects. So this week’s post is a guest blog by Catherine Emmett and Christopher Evans. Catherine works in the Learning
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