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4 fantastic uses for Padlet in online teaching

Padlet is a great tool that allows for a number of synchronous and asynchronous online teaching opportunities, here are 4 fantastic uses for Padlet as part of online teaching and learning: Backchannel and Q/A space Sharing resources Group work Introductory

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Posted in Blended learning

4 top TEL tips for videos

This short video will take you through four quick top TEL tips which can help you improve the quality of your videos when you’re recording yourself. Tips include: Positioning. Ensure you are in the centre of frame of your camera

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Posted in digital skills, Panopto

Accessibility tips: considering user needs

Students may have a range of different accessibility needs, so it’s important to be aware of these varying needs and some of the key considerations to ensure that all students have access. This can include the teaching materials you produce,

Posted in Accessibility

Focus on Panopto: adding ASR captions

Panopto has the capability to generate automatic captions for any of your recordings using a process called Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR). Captioning of recordings can be very useful for students both in terms of accessibility and inclusivity, helping students who

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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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Posted in Learning Design

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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Posted in Active learning

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