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Making meaning with Social Media

When you hear the phrase ‘social media’, probably the first association that springs into your mind is conversing through short-form messages and shared links or images. You probably also recognise a range of practices, conventions and behaviours, such as collaborative

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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

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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Podcast Episode 7 – Hands-on Learning with Technology – Pollie Barden

Podcast Episode 7 – Hands-on Learning with Technology – Pollie Barden

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3 steps to improving your time management with digital tools

Everyone is busy and sometimes it seems we are too busy to find ways to organise our time better. This post will take you through three steps to improving the way you manage that most precious resource – your time. 

Posted in Digital scholarship, Technology Enhanced Learning

Scenario based learning design

Over the summer, I worked with Amanda Griffiths (Student Wellbeing Manager) at the University of Sussex to develop “My Wellbeing” – a bitesize online induction course aimed at all students within the university. This used a scenario-based learning approach to

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#DIWSussex Makerspaces, conductive ink and more…

As part of Digital Innovation Week 2016 Pollie Barden (@polliepi), Lecturer in Product Design, ran a ‘Makerspace: Light an LED with Pencil, Ink and Paper’ workshop which introduced participants to ways of making simple circuits out of paper, pencils and

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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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