online learning

Video and Pedagogy

Posted on 21 April 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke My involvement in the recent Cardiff University Phoenix Project visit to the University of Namibia (UNAM) was a great personal and professional experience. I was invited to UNAM to work with Matt and Dewi in delivering training and facilitating workshops to UNAM colleagues on a range of subjects broadly related to the
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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 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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Exploring the new version of Xerte…

Posted on 20 November 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Last week, the team took part in “Xerte Day”, a day long training/scoping session with Ron Mitchell, the University consultant for Xerte Online Toolkits. What is Xerte Online Toolkits? As we mentioned in October, Xerte is a suite of browser-based tools that allow anyone with a web browser to create interactive learning
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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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