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What’s new in the A-Z of apps?

Have you seen the Technology Enhanced Learning A-Z of apps recently? We now have nearly 100 entries on our list! If you’ve not yet had a chance to look through our selection of teaching and learning tools, head over now to see

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Posted in App review, Images and Copyright, Technology Enhanced Learning

Digital skills for post-university life

How can technology be used to help prepare for post-university life? There are many digital tools that can help students to start researching careers and building a positive online presence. We look at tools useful to a student or to a

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Mini-broadcasting with Anchor FM: Radio by the people

One of the greatest pleasures of a new colleague is the new ideas and ways of thinking that they bring to a team. New learning technologist Tab Betts (@MrTabKey) introduced the Sussex TEL team to Anchor FM during Digital Innovation Week

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Keep calm and use technology #DIWSussex

I recently wrote How to overcome barriers when using tech in your teaching. The post inspired me to think of more ways to introduce technology into your teaching, especially if you are new to using technology, worried, reluctant – or

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How to overcome barriers when using tech in your teaching

Today we are looking at the barriers that can exist for some when using technology in teaching. The use of technology in lectures and seminars can help to engage students, create opportunities for flipped learning and make resources more accessible

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What’s in your pocket?

Today we are pulling out our pockets and looking at our phones and asking, what are the most popular apps that we use in the TEL team? In alphabetical order, starting with Tab. 

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Technology Enhanced Language Learning

In this post we’ll look at technology that can help you or your students to learn a new language. We’ve covered the popular language app, Duolingo, previously in Gamifying language learning. But what other digital tools and social networks are

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Plickers! An easy-to-use quizzing tool

The TEL team recently demonstrated Plickers at the annual University of Sussex Teaching and Learning Conference 2016.  The theme of the conference was inclusivity. To build on this theme, we demonstrated how to use technology to encourage participation with two TEL

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Posted in Polling tools, Technology Enhanced Learning

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