Xerte

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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Xerte Conference 2016 by Karl (Post3/3)

Posted on 29 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke In my previous Learning Technologist role within MEDIC I was responsible for the rapid development of interactive, online modules for a number of eLearning courses and standalone modules. Like many Learning Technologists I consulted a swiss army knife of tools and applications in developing rich, multimedia content, based on a number of requirements,
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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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All about Xerte: new tutorial resource

Posted on 22 April 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Catherine Emmett Last week’s adventures for one-half of the learning technology enablement team were all about the Xerte conference. There’s a lot of exciting stuff going on out there, so look out for posts to come shortly about the conference from various learning technologists in the University. And, since there is so much excitement
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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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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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