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Catherine Emmett

Catherine Emmett


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The Learning Technologist’s Areas of Responsibility

Posted on 13 February 2017 by Catherine Emmett

This post is a companion piece to an agenda item for the next LT Group meeting on 21 February. Posted by Simon Wood and Catherine Emmett. At the last meeting, […]

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 […]

The myth of the silver bullet: feedback through GradeMark

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett Cognitive psychologists and pedagogical researchers frequently warn against the idea of a pedagogical 'silver bullet' (a simple solution to a complex issue). In the past 50 years, […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about Turnitin (and a bit more besides)!

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett As Dewi mentioned in a recent blog post, the LTET, ELTT and Medic E-learning teams have been working together to put together a range of FAQs about Turnitin. You […]

Digital literacy – who’s responsible?

Posted on 23 October 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett and Joe Nicholls (guest blogger) Over a coffee with colleagues last week, discussion turned to digital literacy in learning and teaching. A question was asked - who is […]

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 […]

BoB’s your Uncle! On broadcast audio visual resources

Posted on 13 September 2014 by Catherine Emmett

by Catherine Emmett Recently, our colleagues in the PgCUTL (Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning) team talked about the possibility of a Brown Bag lunch related to using BoB […]

Showcasing Learning Central possibilities: an update

Posted on 26 August 2014 by Catherine Emmett

Our ELTT mailbox has been pretty full lately with queries about the showcase event we've advertised. So first just a reminder, if you're interested in it, then details and booking […]

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 […]

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 […]