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Using Screencast Video for Student Feedback

Screencast video feedback is increasing in popularity and a body of literature, case studies and guides now exists. This site is provided to draw together examples of good practice and also to report on a project funded by the Higher Education Academy within the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Ulster Using Screencast…

Directory of Learning & Performance Tools

“Over 2,000 tools for learning and working in education and the workplace“ Jane Hart has compiled a great list of tools and assorted bits and pieces to help you develop your online learning resources and aids. She points out the free ones in there too. This is a good place to go if you want to freshen…

Cetis14 – Building the Digital Institution: Technological Innovation in Universities and Colleges

The annual Cetis conference #cetis14 will take place on the 17th and 18th June at the University of Bolton.  As they say: “As in previous years the conference will consist of a combination of parallel sessions and keynote presentations. Sessions are being planned on learning analytics, MOOCs, e-assessment (QTI), Open Educational Resources policy, and systems integration to name a…

Connected Learning: Harnessing the Information Age to Make Learning More Powerful

“Connected learning is not about a specific technology, tool, platform, or technique, but instead seeks to design experiences for learners that take advantage of today’s abundant learning opportunities.” A report produced by the Alliance for Excellent Education (USA). As the site says: “This report introduces connected learning, a promising educational approach that uses digital media to engage…

Wikispaces is Now Part of TSL Education

Wikispaces Classroom is a versatile tool for creating online, er, classroom workspaces. Great for supporting group work or projects. Now it has ben bought up by TSL Education to add to their collection of learning and teaching resources. Read all about it at  Wikispaces is Now Part of TSL Education