This Turnitin user group meeting came at an important time for the Learning systems team, as we think about how best to support the goals of our institution and our users with tools for managing assessments. A lot was covered in the discussions, but I’m just going to pick out the areas that were particularly […]Read this post →
Author Archives: Carol Shergold
Better user experience; better learning experience?
In order for students to have great learning experiences, we believe that students, and the people who teach and support them, need to have great user experiences. That’s been at the heart of the work that we’ve been doing since 2010. John and I are in Manchester at ALT-C 2012, where we’ve presented a paper […]Read this post →
Moodle usability – interviews from 2010 (#1)
In 2010, Graham MacAllister, founder of Player Research, interviewed a number of staff members here at Sussex and videoed them interacting with our old version of Moodle. These videos – and Graham’s subsequent report – were very helpful to us in deciding on the priorities and approaches to adopt in taking forward the work that […]Read this post →
Journey with a magic pen
I like using a pen and paper for note-taking and for ideas generation. Even though I’m a pretty fast touch typist, I find that making hand-written notes feels more expressive. I like being able to annotate text I’ve already written. I like the ability to make doodling/ diagramming part of the thinking process I like […]Read this post →