What’s in a name?

 Are you bemused by acronyms and unknown software names? Wondering what on earth that list of sessions available as part of SALT IT month mean? I’m not a learning technologist, and was initially bemused by the names that my colleagues seemed to be familiar with. Delicious, Diigo, Padlet, E-stream. What language were…

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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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Introduction to Inclusivity in HE

Inclusive teaching in higher education refers to the ways in which pedagogy, curricula and assessment are designed and delivered to engage students in learning that is meaningful, relevant and accessible to all. It embraces a view of the individual and individual difference as the source of diversity that can enrich…

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Intro to Blackboard session 9th September 2015

Having spent most of the previous week fretting and being unreasonable to friends and family due to nerves at the prospect of being streamed live to the Universe University (it just felt like the Universe), this was actually OK ! I forgot a few things, I said a few things…

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Twelve Technology Tools for Teaching

Tue 8 September SALT’s Top 10 online applications – we will send a list of our personal favourites, generated from Jane Hart’s 2014 the Top 100 Tools for Learning. The following tools are those that will help you get organised for your lectures as painlessly as possible, providing the best opportunities…

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Plans for September 2015

September is the month that we look at Making IT Resources Work for Your Students. So here at SALT we are planning sessions to help you get ready for the new term. We will be creating resources, sharing ideas and hosting hands on session that you can dip in to so…

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Self Teaching Students

Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University, Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard, and Vice-President of the Optical Society, talks about who he changed his lectures from trying to transfer knowledge to getting the students to teach each other.

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