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360 video, digital, interactive learning, Learning Technology

Creating interactivity in 360 images / panoramas – Pannellum

Posted on 21 November 2017 by Owen Crawford

I’ve been looking at an open-source tool called Pannellum which allows us to add hotspot interactions to 360-degree content. The advantages of using this sort of tool rather than hosting on a 360 platform is that you have a lot more control over what you do with the content, where it is hosted and what
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eLearning, innovative teaching, online learning, staff

Personal Tutors Online Training Module – Part 2

Posted on 5 October 2017 by Gethin Rowlands

In our previous blog post we discussed the beginnings of the Personal Tutors Online Training Module project; the reason for the creation of the module, how we mapped and retrieved the content, and the platform we decided to use to build and host the training module. This was Phase 1. In this blog post we
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eLearning, innovative teaching, online learning, staff

Personal Tutors Online Training Module – Part 1

Posted on 3 October 2017 by Gethin Rowlands

With over 30,000 students studying at Cardiff University, the topic of how we best support our students academically and holistically has become a prominent area for debate.  The Personal Tutoring system, which plays a distinctive role in the student journey, provides an invaluable resource to students dealing with a whole variety of issues and problems;
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blended learning, eLearning, Flipped Classroom, Learn Plus

Flipping the whiteboard?

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Owen Crawford

You might have seen the recent post about capturing whiteboard activity from live teaching sessions using smartmarkers and panopto.  But what about if you want to produce whiteboard style content to be viewed before a teaching session, or as a separate resource that won’t be delivered in a live session.  Whiteboard / blackboard style “explainer”
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