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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

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

Inclusivity, Card Sorting and Mythbusting – Podcast Episode 11

  How can technology help to make learning more inclusive? How can card sorting and mythbusting become powerful tools for the classroom and beyond? In this episode, we interview Fiona Macneill and Tucker Macneill, who are both Learning Technologies Advisors

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Equipping students to thrive in the digital era

Southampton Solent University was the venue for Student futures – equipping students to thrive in the digital era, a recent two-day event organised by the UCISA Digital Capabilities Group The conference took place in The Spark building, dominated by a

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Posted in digital skills, Events

Active Learning Masterclass

The University of Sussex hosted an Active Learning Masterclass on the 6th June (#almsussex), a day of sharing strategies to turn students from passive spectators into active creators. This was a collaboration between Technology Enhanced Learning and Wendy Garnham, funded

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Posted in Active learning, Events, Mobile learning

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

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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Posted in Digital scholarship, Technology Enhanced Learning

Doing it digitally: embedding digital skills in the curriculum

Whether we talk about digital skills, digital literacy or digital capabilities there is no doubt that students need to develop their use and understanding of digital tools (see Digital Skills for the UK Economy). Don’t be misled by talk of

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