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Technology Rich Formative Assessment

From Poll Everywhere to Socrative to Google Forms, there is a huge range of tools available for formative assessment both in and out of face-to-face teaching hours. These methods of formative assessment can be extremely useful to gauge students’ understanding,

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Posted in App review, External events, Marking and assessment, Polling tools

Gamification using Poll Everywhere’s Segmented Responses

Gamification in education is a pedagogical approach in which elements of games are incorporated into teaching sessions and/or online delivery, with the aim of increasing student engagement. This could be achieved by introducing a competitive element (through, for example, the

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Posted in App review, Mobile learning, Polling tools

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

5 more tips for multimedia enhanced teaching and learning

Why is a teacher like an artist? How can video, audio, digital annotation and other forms of multimedia be used in education? Due to the overwhelming response we had to our previous blog post 5 Tips for Multimedia Enhanced Teaching

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Posted in App review, Digital scholarship, Learning Design, Mobile learning, Technology Enhanced Learning

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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Posted in App review, Technology Enhanced Learning

Introducing our brand new podcast – Teaching with Tech

Looking for creative ideas to engage students? Wondering how to incorporate technology into your teaching? We have a brand new podcast for you!   The Teaching with Tech Podcast is a podcast produced by the Technology Enhanced Learning department at

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Posted in App review, Technology Enhanced Learning

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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A-Z of apps, reloaded! Piktochart, Plickers and Trello

We first launched our A-Z of Apps in 2014 and it has gone on to become one of the most visited pages on our website. In this – our 100th post! – our colleague Summer Dean will introduce you to a selection

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Posted in App review, Technology Enhanced Learning

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