Learning Innovation Group – a place for learning and innovation?

Being part of the SALT (Swansea Academy for Learning and Teaching) team at Swansea University has its perks, some more obvious than others. Having attended a meeting of the Learning Innovation Group (LIG) yesterday, I was reminded of some of the reasons I love the job that I do.  I’ll…

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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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It’s Wednesday so it must be Bristol……

It’s Wednesday so it must be Bristol and the Heads of E-Learning Forum or Helf as its known to its friends. Helf according to its website is, ‘a network of senior staff in institutions engaged in promoting, supporting and developing technology enhanced learning. We have over 125 nominated Heads from…

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Building our comunity of practice?

Chris Jobling has been exploring ways of enhancing the Community of Practice we have around learning & teaching and has suggested we run some regularish lunch time sessions in a similar vein to Bitly http://blog.bitly.com/post/63379760709/lunch-and-learn-why-we-do-it-and-why-you-should-too The idea is not to run training session or a full on seminar. At Bitly…

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We are not alone…

Today I typed learninglab into my web browser’s address bar with the intention of visiting Swansea University’s hottest  web destination. And I was intrigued by how many sites Google and Live Search threw up as suggested destinations. Quite a few are apparently concerned with the same things that Swansea’s Learning…

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