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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Penultimate Week of SALT’s IT month

The theme of this week is about engaging your students and enhancing what you currently deliver. Paul Davies kicks off the week with a personal discussion of his own experiences of using technology in teaching final year undergraduates. Curation: Keeping track of your favourites. Do you have a massively long…

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Using Online Interactive Tools for Engagement

Questions & Quizzes Using online tools for learning and teaching has been something that many of us have explored, or ignored, for years. You can waste many precious hours (and lose the will to live) testing and evaluating tools until you are so confused you don’t know which button to…

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Let the pictures do the talking

As part of SALT’s September IT activities Lleisiau Bach yn Galw Allan/Little Voices Shouting Out @lleisiaubach had the pleasure to deliver a session on Using Infographics in Education Lleisiau Bach/Little Voices provides support for children and young people to carry out research within the framework of the UN Convention on…

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IT Month continues!

Really varied sessions this week are available to you to enhance your approaches to teaching and student learning. Fancy trying some new tools? What about a learning object – Xerte, Infographics, OneNote for synchronous work or PADLET – a virtual online ‘wall’ that enables users to share text, voice recordings,…

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IT Month update – Blended Learning and Making E-lectures

Today’s session was a very interesting presentation and workshop from Paul Holland and Rhian Kerton called Blended Learning and Making E-lectures. Paul attended last year’s IT month sessions and particularly enjoyed the session on Campus Pack where he was inspired to develop his Blackboard lecture material. Together the pair has…

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So what is Campus Pack?

In today’s session we explored Campus Pack which is held on Blackboard. You can find the applications under Tools in any Module Content area so if you haven’t already done so, have a play. So what is Campus Pack? Campus Pack is a set of social tools (wikis, blogs, journals, podcasts, and discussion…

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Twitter for student engagement

CCBY It’s sometimes tempting to dismiss Twitter as a place for Justin Bieber to share what he had for breakfast. It can, though, be so much more than that. Some of you may already be using Twitter to connect with colleagues, organisations and professionals in your field, to support your…

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SALT Conference 2016

The 8th annual SALT conference is about to begin. You can follow the live stream if you are unable to make it in person, see the link below:

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Using feedback to feedforward

Feedback image indicating a dialogic process

The HEA ran a project called Student Enhanced Learning through Effective Feedback (SENLEF), it was a project funded by the LTSN Generic Centre (now Higher Education Academy) to develop a resource for practitioners wishing to improve their feedback practice to students or get some new ideas on how to enhance…

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