Develop a more inclusive practice

Sorry, this entry is only available in Cymraeg. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. SALT would like to welcome you to our first CPD Byte. We have created a Blackboard course…

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Inclusivity CPD

SALT would like to welcome you to our first CPD Byte. We have created a Blackboard course called CPD Inclusivity which is designed to help all teaching and support staff to develop a more inclusive approach to their role. The course contains lots of information about your obligations in terms…

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Misson Impossible

An image of a blackboard with the word Feedback written in chalk

SALT Seminar Prof Danny McCaroll’s Mission Impossible: The Misson: Teach practical classes on statistical techniques to a cohort of 240 very mixed-ability First Year students, ensuring that they receive both formative feedback and continual assessment.  On Wednesday this week Professor Danny McCarroll, College of Science, explained how he approached his…

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Teaching Enhancement Seminar

In case you are unaware, SALT and the School of Management have arranged a Teaching Enhancement Seminar.  The seminar entitled Interventions in Summative Examinations is lead by Dr. Geertje van Keulen. Dr van Keulen is an Associate Professor in Swansea University Medical School and the Lead-Organiser of Soapbox Science Swansea. Dr. van…

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Bett 2017

I last week was fortunate to go to Bett 2017. I have been going to Bett, which I know as the British Educational Training and Technology Show, for 13 years! To me, it is the place to showcase and, or, explore the use of information technology in education. Although that…

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Copyright and eLearning

Copyright and e-learning: understanding our privileges and freedoms Keynote from ALTc Conference 2016: Jane Secker  Librarian Jane Secker talks about information literacy and digital literacy and asks us to rethink Copyright. Education and Publication: ‘It’s not my problem’does that feel or at least sound familiar? 1. Attribution and Credit 2. Value and…

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Reflections of ALTc

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This September Debbie Baff, Simon Gibbon and I (Mandy Jack) attended this year’s annual ALT (Association for Learning Technology) conference which is the UK’s main learning technology conference. See our reflections on the SALT Blog.  This year the conference was held at the University of Warwick Campus and the theme…

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Curation: Keeping track of your favourites

Today’s session we looked at tools that help with your Digital Curation We looked at three great tools Pocket, Diigo , Snipping Tool and Fast Stone capture Pocket is a little application or web tool that allows you to collect, bookmark and read material later, even offline. Once you have…

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