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What does the update to Turnitin mean for students?

Turnitin is the software used for providing marks and feedback and checking for similarity on text-based assessments as part of the e-submission system at the University of Sussex . Current students will most likely have used Turnitin at some point

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What’s new in iOS 11: Standout features and enhancements to accessibility.

If you use Apple products and haven’t been living under a rock, you’ll no doubt have heard of the updates from Apple Park over the last few weeks. Alongside the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X came the public release

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Posted in Accessibility, digital skills, Mobile learning, Technology Enhanced Learning

Creating an Online Induction – Podcast Episode 12

In this episode, Tab Betts talks to Dr. Catherine Pope and Helen Hampson about how they created an online induction for doctoral research students. Our discussion touches on WordPress blogs, consulting learners about their individual needs and microlearning via short

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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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Making learning accessible through technology

How can we make learning easier for everyone? We all experience barriers to learning, but for some of us these challenges mean that we require additional support in order to complete everyday tasks pertaining to work or study. While everyone

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‘Speak’ your documents with Google Voice Typing

Today we are introducing Google Voice typing, a feature of Google documents which allows you to dictate and format your documents by voice. Voice typing is an effective free tool. It could prove useful to anyone wanting an alternative to typing.  First,

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