learning technology

A new XERTE theme?

Posted on 22 June 2017 by Owen Crawford

Over the last few months, with help from learning technologists in a number of schools, the CEI have been developing a new theme for XERTE and an accompanying good practice guide. The aim of this work is to overcome the two barriers that we hear about most when it comes to the adoption of XERTE:
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Back to the future – LTSF17 highlights

Posted on 16 June 2017 by Marianna Majzonova

On 13th June a few of us attended Learning technologies 2017 summer forum exhibition in London. This year’s forum was mainly focused on sharing the knowledge and learning from each other. Over 40 exhibitors were keen to show us their latest products and share their views on learning and development, and learning technologies of the
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Highlights of JISC Digifest 2017 – by Marianna

Posted on 30 March 2017 by Marianna Majzonova

As my colleague Martin already described in his blog, this year’s #Digifest17 celebrated the power of digital; its influence in ever-changing teaching and learning environment (in HE and FE), its potential to affect and inspire learners of today as well as learners of the future, its impact on social learning, collaboration and design of future
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Join the conversation around learning technology

Posted on 3 November 2016 by Dewi Parry

The most common questions Learning Technologists are asked are around where to start with joining the conversation. How can I know what’s out there? How do I find out what others are doing? How can I talk to others who have similar ideas? As I mentioned in my blog post about Cardiff University ALT membership (please read
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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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Interested in joining our team?

Posted on 6 June 2016 by Hannah Temple

We’re recruiting for a Learning Technologist to join our team. If you have a strong grounding in Learning Technology and are passionate about enhancing the student experience, then take a look at the job description on our Job Opportunities page here. Just look for Post Reference Number 4793BR. The role You will be part of
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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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