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Seeing how it all fits together – a timeline for Art History

Last year Professor Liz James (Art History) received a Digital Practice Award. The purpose of the funding was to give staff the opportunity to develop or experiment with new tools, resources or teaching approaches with the potential to inform practice

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Posted in Learning Design, Learning Spaces, Mobile learning, Technology Enhanced Learning

The campus is dead, long live the campus.

Take a moment to think about all spaces in which you learn. Whilst certainly not an exhaustive list, here are a few I could think of:   Formal (on campus) Informal (on campus) Public spaces Home Online Lecture theatre Cafe Library

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Posted in Learning Spaces

Padlet for collaborative learning.

Over the last couple of years we have often mentioned Padlet in our blog posts* and workshops but never devoted a whole blog post to this versatile tool. As there have been some useful updates recently this seems like a

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Posted in App review, Mobile learning

Digital Productivity for work, study and life.

The Technology Enhanced Learning team recently ran a bitesize online course for University of Sussex staff looking at Digital Productivity. This blog post will explore some ideas around that topic. The course was conceived as a way to introduce staff

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Posted in digital skills

Transforming Seminars with Padlet – Podcast Episode 10

How can we transform seminars using online collaboration? How can students develop digital skills and become active creators of multimedia learning resources? In this episode, we interview Dr. Wendy Garnham (www.twitter.com/W_Garnham), who is a Teaching Fellow in Psychology and Director of

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Posted in Learning Design, Mobile learning, Podcast, Uncategorized

Take 5 this summer and learn new skills

This summer Technology Enhanced Learning will be relaunching our hugely popular Take 5 series with some exciting new additions to our offer. Take 5 courses are a series of bitesize self-study online tutorials, open to all staff at the University of

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Posted in Mobile learning, Social media, Study Direct, Technology Enhanced Learning

Tech for active learning in large groups.

How can we promote and manage active learning during lectures? How can we measure student understanding and make sure that students are engaging with material? In 1972, Donald Bligh (1) undertook an extensive study on the use of the lecture

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Posted in Learning Design, Polling tools

Working together online

Collaborative working online is an important skill for students and staff. This post looks at some of the tools which can be used to accomplish tasks together online and why it is important to introduce students to them. Digital skills

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Posted in Digital scholarship, Learning Design, Technology Enhanced Learning

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