What are we working on? – A short post to explain

Posted on 12 August 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry As the guys are taking a well earned break this week, I thought I’d put a short post together about what we are doing, and in particular what we are doing for September (sorry external readers!). Allan and Catherine are currently working hard on Learning Central introductions for both students and staff.
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Getting to grips with video production

Posted on 8 August 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Off the back of our conference visits this summer, it was clear that the use of video and the flipped classroom model have become important areas of consideration for staff looking to adapt their teaching, or looking for different ways of engaging their students. Thinking about video I have been thinking of
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Power of three and planning online content

Posted on 22 July 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett It’s long been considered that there are many interesting things that come in threes. Throughout history, in just about every area of life, people have shared knowledge about the power of three. Here’s a few examples. English Literature: the ‘rule of three’ is used to make a powerful impact in writing; it’s
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ELTT Summer Holiday: conference season

Posted on 16 July 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve dusted off the suitcases and headed out of the office to parts of South Wales we hadn’t visited for a while, in pursuit of some new knowledge, some tips, and to meet some old friends and new faces this summer! Swansea University First up, we
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Thinking small: 3 tips for mobile learning

Posted on 4 July 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett Whilst doing some research for a workshop last week, I was struck by a statistic from the Welcome to Cardiff survey carried out with undergraduate students. Students in the survey were asked to indicate what kind of mobile phone they brought with them to University. Did you know…? 91% of the 2013
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4 ways to assess and learn: student created media

Posted on 29 June 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Last week, I was going through (deleting!) my e-mails when I came across a really interesting thread of e-mails about student multimedia content production from the ALT (Association for Learning Technology) mailing list, and its role as part of course assessment. I’m not going to get into an argument about the right
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Confused about Copyright?

Posted on 21 June 2014 by Allan Theophanides

by Allan Theophanides It’s safe to say that most people find copyright extremely confusing. With so many resources available just a search and a click away (and seemingly for free!) it’s very tempting to use any images, videos or audio clips in a presentation or document without even thinking where it has come from, and most importantly,
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