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Smartmarkers, Panopto and Whiteboard Capture

Posted on 18 May 2017 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke The whiteboard is commonplace within numerous learning spaces across Cardiff University and many academics use whiteboards for instruction. This presents a significant challenge for the Learn Plus service; how can whiteboard interactions be captured with sufficient quality? This is a bit of a “Holy Grail” for event capture and a question many
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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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Learn Plus Monthly Update – May 2015

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Welcome to the first monthly update for the Learn Plus project by the Learning Technology working group. These updates will let you know what’s going on with the Learn Plus project, to give an insight into developments from a learning technology perspective. The project includes a working group of learning technologists from
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Accessible learning

Posted on 24 September 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett Recently, ELTT were asked whether the core learning technology tools we use in the University are accessible. I’m not going to talk again here about what is important about accessibility because I’ve blogged a bit about this previously, but I am going to try to answer this question. In fact, there isn’t a
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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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