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Mixing it up: interactive online learning with OfficeMix

Posted on 4 February 2015 by Dewi Parry

Catherine Emmett and Christopher Evans We've been hearing a lot more recently about the continuing development of a tool called Office Mix (currently in Beta) which is designed to help […]

One:many communication – Forwarding replies to Learning Central e-mails on to a generic account

Posted on 15 January 2015 by Dewi Parry

By Dewi Parry and Catherine Emmett Happy new year! We hope you all enjoyed your time off! For this week’s blog post, we have a joint post with guest, Catherine […]

Free Open Educational Resources (OER)

Posted on 10 December 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry I went to an OER workshop a couple of weeks ago, run by CoPILOT (Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching), and I promised to let Catherine […]

Welcome Gethin Rowlands to the ELTT

Posted on 9 December 2014 by Gethin Rowlands

A very warm welcome to Gethin, who started last week and joins us from Coleg Gwent. Gethin writes his first blog post about his experience, his first week, and the […]

Accessing LearningCentral (Blackboard) content offline using an Application Cache

Posted on 3 December 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Christopher John (guest blogger) Chris is the E-learning Officer for the Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) programme, a bilingual Welsh Government Masters programme available to all Newly Qualified Teachers in Wales, based in the […]

Grademark – exporting and importing quickmarks and rubrics

Posted on 28 November 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry I answered an e-mail this week around sharing Quickmarks and rubrics across assignments/modules/staff. While it’s still fresh in the memory, here goes. Personally, I think that the […]

Time for (Grade)Marking! – assessment, marking and feedback

Posted on 4 November 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry It will soon be coming up to that time of year again (marking time!) and Allan and I are currently working on a Turnitin/Grademark training session due […]

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 […]

Learning Central Staff induction / refresher now available

Posted on 16 October 2014 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry As you may have noticed recently, there is a new portlet on your Learning Central homepage (when you’ve logged in). Underneath the “My Announcements” and “My Tasks” […]

Serving web pages through Learning Central

Posted on 9 October 2014 by Allan Theophanides

by Allan Theophanides After helping out a colleague recently, Dr Paul Brennan - an Academic who is very engaged with technology, he kindly acknowledged me in a recent blog post […]