innovative teaching

Electronic Lab Notebooks

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Hannah Temple

Welcome back to our series on Education Innovation Fund projects. This week we’re hearing from Chemistry Lecturer James Redman and student Christopher Elgar who have used their seedcorn funding to evaluate electronic lab notebooks to replace paper-based lab reports. Practical work forms a component of most taught programmes in the physical and life sciences. As
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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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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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Curiosity revived the Catherine: reflections on PCUTL

Posted on 21 July 2015 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett (LTET) One of the paths of staff development possible to teaching staff, and teaching-related staff such as learning technologists, at Cardiff is the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (PCUTL). I’ve been doing PCUTL myself and found out last week that I’ve passed. Having received the good news, it seemed like a good time
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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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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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Learn Plus is Coming!

Posted on 17 February 2015 by Dewi Parry

The ELTT team have been having a lot of meetings with the Learn Plus (formerly Lectures Online) project team recently, in particular around what we’ve termed the knowledgebase – a central knowledge base providing guidance on best practice and case studies for staff. We’ve already had e-mails to the ELTT mailbox from staff around the
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