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PANOPTO your first PREZI

Posted on 21 July 2017 by Martin Nosek

Whether you are Prezi expert, or thinking about using it for the first time, we’ll take a look at its new features and combining it with the University’s capture system – Panopto.  Before we start, there’s a couple of things to note about using free web tools: Sites now often offer “freemium” services (the word
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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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Welcome Gethin Rowlands to the ELTT

Posted on 9 December 2014 by Gethin Rowlands

A very warm welcome to Gethin, who started last week and joins us from Coleg Gwent. Gethin writes his first blog post about his experience, his first week, and the Learning Technology challenges here at Cardiff University. by Gethin Môn Rowlands This is my second week working for the ELTT team at Cardiff University, and
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Accessing LearningCentral (Blackboard) content offline using an Application Cache

Posted on 3 December 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Christopher John (guest blogger) Chris is the E-learning Officer for the Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) programme, a bilingual Welsh Government Masters programme available to all Newly Qualified Teachers in Wales, based in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences.E For me one of the greatest advantages of HTML5 has been the introduction of the application cache, less well known
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Digital literacy – who’s responsible?

Posted on 23 October 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett and Joe Nicholls (guest blogger) Over a coffee with colleagues last week, discussion turned to digital literacy in learning and teaching. A question was asked – who is responsible for our students’ digital literacies? The answer’s pretty simply really. You. And that’s really to say, all of us! To understand why that is, let’s first answer
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