Reflections on the Digital Classroom Roadshow

Last week I attended the Digital Classroom Roadshow that was held at the University of South Wales. The roadshow was born from Duncan Peberdy‘s Active Learning Spaces and Technology: Advances in Higher and Further Education book. The roadshow has been touring UK institutions for the last 18 months to highlight…

Continue reading

College of Engineering built Lightboard

Today Matthew and I dropped in to see the launch of a Lightboard built by a group of undergraduate electrical students from the College of Engineering. “A lightboard is a glass chalkboard pumped full of light. It’s for recording video lecture topics, you face towards your viewers, and your writing…

Continue reading

Lecture Capture at Swansea University

In todays SALT session it was me again! Yay!! The topic: Lecture Capture at Swansea University using eStream. A bit of a mouthful, thankfully using it is very straightforward. I say straight forward, the main stumbling block to using the lecture capture software (encoder) is the PC/laptop that the software…

Continue reading

Improving your Blackboard Site

We’ve all experienced at some point whilst browsing the internet a website from hell. They usually have some glaringly obvious problem which the web designer somehow managed to overlook. Sometimes it’s a poorly selected colour pallet, a huge amount of information/text overload or a frustrating navigation menu. Some of these…

Continue reading

SALT’s Top Ten Tools

Every year Jane Hart (http://janehart.com ), founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, compiles the Top 100 Tools for Learning. The 2014 Annual Learning Tools Survey comprised votes from 1038 learning professionals across 61 countries. (2015 survey closes on 18th September 2015 http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/voting/). So to kick off our…

Continue reading