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Scenario based learning

Let’s start with the first question I’m sure you’re dying to ask, hypothetical reader:  what exactly is scenario based learning?  Scenario based learning (SBL) involves, as the name implies, teaching through the use of simulated scenarios which use narratives to

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Focus on Panopto: Adding a YouTube video to a recording

You may wish to add a YouTube video to one of your Panopto recordings. If you have shown a YouTube recording during a lecture you will need to have paused recording to avoid breaching copyright, but ,  Panopto allows you

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Focus on Panopto: Quizzes and Discussions

Panopto brings some superb features for improving engagement with your students, two of those features are Quizzes and Discussions which will be the focus of this blog post. Quizzes Panopto allows you to create quizzes which can be set to

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Power up your pedagogy with podcasts!

In this blog post I’ll be introducing the concept of podcasts and talking about how they can be used within a teaching context. What are Podcasts and how can they be used in teaching? A podcast is an episodic series

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Twine: A choose your own teaching adventure

The ‘human mind is a story processor, not a logic processor.’ Jonathan Haidt Two of the most important areas in people’s lives are stories and agency, some would argue they are in fact integral to our nature, we communicate with

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What’s New in Canvas? (December 2018)

The new Canvas release for December has just been rolled out across the University, this will bring a few helpful changes to Canvas that will enhance your day to day experience. Two of the biggest changes are the ability to

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Canvas Know-How: Using the Accessibility Checker

When developing your teaching materials in Canvas, it is important to consider online standards of accessibility to ensure that your content is inclusive of as many individual students as possible. This is important to ensure that equal access and opportunity

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Instagram

This week we are introducing a fabulous social media tool, Instagram. Instagram is a social media app which allows users to share images and video clips. As social media sites like Facebook (which its worth noting is the parent company

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