Looking Back, Facing Forward (2)

Following on from a blog post that we (SALT) created in January 2016 on New Year’s Resolutions, and given the changes that have taken place in 2017, here in SALT we thought it might be a good idea for some of us to reflect on what we’ve achieved in 2017…

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Looking Back, Facing Forward – 2018 New Year Blog

Here in SALT, we thought we’d take a leaf out of PVC Stringer’s book and work on some New Year’s resolutions ourselves.  Kicking off the blog posts is one of our newer team members, Rhian Ellis with her reflections on 2017 and what she’s hoping to achieve in 2018. What…

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Looking for inspiration in your teaching?

A while ago, I came across a website (via twitter, incidentally) called Learning Wheel.  This particular site is a community site where you can collaborate and share resources or technology that can be used to enhance your teaching or professional development. Each wheel is split into 4 sections and each…

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Welcome back for the 1617 Academic Year

The 1617 Academic year has just begun, and by now you will hopefully have started your teaching, or at least be in the throes of preparation. This is by way of a quick reminder that the SALT Team are on hand to answer any questions you may have about your…

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Getting Started with Xerte – TEL Month

Today’s session on Xerte was a combined event.  Nicole Chartier, from the Academic Success Programme, and a student on the PGCert here at Swansea, gave a demonstration of a Xerte Learning Object that she had created as part of one of her assignments. This worked really well, as Nicole was…

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Modernising Classroom Training with Technology

Those of you who are followers of learning technology will probably have heard of Jane Hart of Top 100 tools fame.  A few of us within the SALT Team follow her blogs and tweets and given that we are looking to improve on our CPD provision, a recent workshop that…

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Blackboard Tests and Quizzes

Today’s Make one Change covered the Tests Surveys and Pools features within Blackboard.  It seemed to be a popular session, with staff attending from a variety of colleges, not to mention those who were watching via the Live Stream or following on Twitter. Today’s session was simply an overview session…

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Getting Dirty with Xerte

Having returned from leave to be greeted with “You have the most popular session of the month”, suffice to say I was rather nervous! However, after 7 months of blood, sweat and tears, Xerte is finally up and running here in Swansea.  The purpose of today’s session was to explain…

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