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Enhanced Analytics in Mahara

The reporting capabilities within the leading open source eportfolio solution Mahara will be fundamentally enhanced in a future release as a result of a project led by the University of Sussex and Dublin City University (DCU).  The Higher Education Funding

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Learning in the post-digital age #DIWSUSSEX

In  this first of five blog posts that we’ll be publishing as part of Digital Innovation Week here at the University of Sussex we interview Professor Peter Hartley ahead of an invited seminar he will be delivering here at the

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Learning about Learning Technology

Learning technology is an exciting and fast moving field. Whether you’re an academic interested in increasing engagement in lectures or a student looking for ways to improve your approach to studying, the development of your digital capabilities will be increasingly

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Developing accessible web content

In our recent post Making learning accessible through technology, Tab Betts (@MrTabKey) took us through some valuable tools that promote inclusivity, productivity and help overcome what are for some significant barriers to learning. A growing range of free content creation

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Get connected – engaging with online communities

‘Connectedness’ is the very essence of the social web.  Digital technologies have an important role in mediating connections but it is important to recognise that it is the connections that these tools facilitate that are important and not the tools themselves.

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Designing digital learning activities and interactions

In the face of the myriad of technologies available to support teaching and learning, considered approaches to the planning of activities and integration of technology into curricula have never been more important. Universities across the sector have invested in specialist

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Scholarship ‘swimming in a sea of the digital’

In a world so infused with digital technologies how must our approaches to scholarship evolve to extend reach and impact?  What do you need to do beyond publication to ensure your audience listen and your publications are read?  How do

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Effective Online Quiz Design

In last week’s blog post Pete Sparkes shared some different approaches to help Moodle users rapidly create quizzes for use in course sites, overcoming some of the perceived usability challenges associated with the Quiz activity. In this article I want

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