Category Archives: Web 2.0

Lemontree Project: Phase two…

This is a guest post by Andrew Walsh, who is the project lead for the ‘Lemontree project: Phase 2..’ This is one of the 2013  Teaching and Learning Innovation Projects funded by TALI. This is the third of 11 guest posts by … Continue reading

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MOOCs here, MOOCs there, MOOCs everywhere

If you work in education, and you have not been somewhere incredibly remote for the last six months (how nice for you if you have), you will have picked up that there is something called MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) … Continue reading

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Only Connect: conversations about learning

At the Teaching and Learning Institute we have recently launched a scheme called Supporting Peers to connect colleagues across the University so that they can develop and share teaching and learning experiences and expertise. The main way that we are … Continue reading

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Tools for storytelling

This useful tool to easily create stories was highlighted by Andrew Walsh (one of the many benefits of Twitter is that you get to know about interesting activities and tools). You can follow Andrew who is a Librarian at Huddersfield … Continue reading

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Gamification of learning

Gamification of learning has become a trendy buzzword in the Educational sector. Educause defined Gamification as the “application of game elements in non-gaming situations, often to motivate or influence behaviour”. Read their 7 things you should know about Gamification. Andrew … Continue reading

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A quick look at mobile learning resources

“…mobile learning is more than the sum of its parts. It is, to a great extent, a ‘trojan horse’ and a vehicle for exploring the changing nature of learning in a connected age.” (from What is Mobile Learning in the … Continue reading

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Piloting ipad 2 tablets with Students

This is a guest article by Janice Jones who is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield. This academic year 2011/12, sixteen first year BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy students at the … Continue reading

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Part Two: Getting Creative and Engaging students in a changing HE environment

In this HE holiday season I thought I would share the rest of my impressions from the wonderful Education in a Changing Environment conference that I went to at the University of Salford, now almost 4 weeks ago! Learning by … Continue reading

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Part One: Getting Creative and Engaging students in a changing HE environment

I went to the Education in a Changing Environment 6th International  conference and this year’s theme was Creativity and Engagement in Higher Education at the University of Salford, 6th to 8th July 2011. The theme was explored by looking at … Continue reading

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New modes of research – the use of web 2.0 tools for research

Following on from my blog post about how academics use social networking for research I have come across more research into how researchers use and perceive web 2.0 in relation to doing research. So I thought I would try to … Continue reading

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