Author: Mel Lindley

Developing digital confidence

More and more we are being encouraged to better utilise online tools and resources to support student learning.  This can include embedding online videos in our presentations, accessing web resources in class as part of group work, using a range of platforms to

Tools to check student understanding (3 of 4)

Ross Mallett, Senior Lecturer Physiotherapy This is the third of four blog posts to showcase technology that you can utilise to support students in reflecting on their learning and understanding to guide and facilitate future independent study. Google Forms – quiz mode

The Digital Learning Project needs you!

The Digital Learning Project is under way to support the objectives of the University’s Learning and Teaching Strategy and Digital Strategy by improving teaching and learning and enhancing the student experience through the use of digital technologies. The project’s objectives are:

Tools to check student understanding (2 of 4)

This is the second of four blog posts introducing different technologies that enable academics to gauge the level of knowledge and understanding of their students. 2. Socrative Uses online questioning to enable you have insight into your students’ levels of understanding.  There are

Tools to check student understanding (1 of 4)

We know that interactivity and student engagement is an important part of learning and teaching design and that this can be achieved through a number of different ways; both conventional and ‘technology enhanced’.  Sometimes, and particularly in large groups (especially lectures)

The new version of PebblePad is here!

The new version of PebblePad has now been installed for all staff and students.   The redesigned interface has lots of new and exciting features as well as a new look and feel. When you log on to Pebble+ you will

Staff support sessions – all your technology enhanced learning needs

Ok, so perhaps not all your technology enhanced learning needs….. but we recognise that sometimes you just need help when you need it. Therefore throughout September the Faculty TEL team are trying to make it even easier to access the support you

Blackboard summer upgrade is complete

The team in IS&T have successfully completed the summer upgrade of Blackboard.  There’s some new and improved features to let you know about which are outlined below: Help and support The Bb support ‘tab’ has moved to the right-hand side of every page