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Phoenix Project – Visiting the University of Namibia

Posted on 21 April 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Recently, Matt Smith (WCPPE, School of Pharmacy), Karl Luke (Learn Plus Project, University IT) and I were very fortunate to be invited to take part on the Phoenix Project, a partnership between Cardiff University and the University of Namibia (UNAM) to reduce poverty and promote healthier societies. Led by Professor Judith Hall
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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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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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Introducing Panopto

Posted on 9 February 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke Capturing lectures, presentations and teaching content for learning You may be aware of Cardiff University’s Learn Plus project, which has been promoted in this very blog, including the recent post Introducing Learn Plus (Panopto) and Blackboard Collaborate. As 2016 begins it is worth highlighting some of the practical affordances of the tool
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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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