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Portfolios: Collecting the best

A portfolio is a collection of a students work built up over a specific period of time often highlighting their development and collating the best examples of their practice.  Portfolios can be a great tool for assessing students’ development as

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Season’s Greetings from TEL

A Year in TEL – 2021 Online Distance LearningThe university Online Distance Learning (ODL) provision has continued to grow this year, now with over 1000 enrolled students across 5 Masters programmes. Over 100 students have graduated on an ODL course.

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Flexible tools for teaching online and face-to-face

As we start to deliver face-to-face teaching, with some students still not able to make it onto campus, it is a good time to think about teaching tools which can be used online and face-to-face. One inclusive way to think

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Poster presentations online

Over the last year many activities that would previously have been run in rooms on campus have moved online. One such activity is the poster presentation. In this post I’ll explore how tutors can adapt this activity for online, gaining

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Exploring 3D objects for online learning

Early in the Coronavirus lockdown 2020, what seems an age ago now, parents found a new digital toy to amuse their children. Google had released a new feature in their search results where the search terms ‘panda’ or ‘tiger’ would

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Accessibility tips: Digital accessibility tools

When teaching and learning is happening online the accessibility of digital materials and activities is more important than ever. This post is part of a series of Accessibility Tips to help you make your digital materials accessible. There are more

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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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InShot – A video editor for Android and iOS

Since the introduction of Panopto at the University of Sussex, our thoughts have been on video. Panopto provides a great platform for delivering not only lecture capture but any video. Modern smartphones make it easy to shoot video and if

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