Open source repositories
Okay, so this post isn’t really about whether cats are cuter than dogs… rather, it’s about open source repositories, andRead more.
Guest blogger: David Sherren – Copyright when blogging
David Sherren Map Librarian – University Library, UoP Copyright guru – David maintains the Copyright Guidelines at the University andRead more.
Podcasts – Listening In
Header image used under Creative Commons Licence. Taken by Jonas Smith from Flickr Podcasts are episodic audio files that canRead more.
Guest blogger: Sarah Cooper – Safe Exam Browser
Sarah Cooper Senior Online Course Developer – Faculty of Science, UoP The Safe Exam Browser (SEB) is a Windows programme developedRead more.
The Amazon menu is magical
I’m somebody who gets distracted easily. Sometimes this can get in the way of what I need to do, butRead more.
Lynda.com is an online learning platform that offers thousands of e-learning courses (mostly video, but it includes downloadable materials, exercisesRead more.
Is learning inevitable? Are teachers an essential part of the process?
Is now the right time to question our role in education? In my previous role of ICT Co-Ordinator within localRead more.
Bespoke TEL Training Sessions
During August and September, TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) will only be offering bespoke training sessions as the normal training roomRead more.
Accessible documents – How easy it is to read your digital document?
What sort of question is that that you might ask – but to someone who is visually impaired and possiblyRead more.
Colour Psychology – how colour can affect our learning
Have you ever attended a presentation and been shown a slideshow or walked down the street and been given aRead more.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could work in your chosen profession whilst working towards a degree and not haveRead more.
New Units for Moodle 2017/18
If you have already had approval for a new 2017/18 unit then you can start creating it now! All youRead more.
Flipping the classroom
“The Flipped Classroom” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by AJC1 Over the last few years the convenience of creating a multimedia recording has improved toRead more.
Is your team ‘slack’ing when it comes to communication?
So we all know that good communication is a pretty important element of any productive team – why, then, isRead more.
Online essay-based exams?
Students in some subjects are still required to sit traditional, essay-based, three-hour examinations. Those students are thus required to doRead more.
A plan for the visual revamp of Moodle
Moodle is based on open source technology which along with it’s thriving support community is one of the big reasonsRead more.
MoodleMoot UK & Ireland is held each year; it is the main Moodle conference in the UK which focuses onRead more.
JISC Student Digital Experience Tracker
Back in spring 2016, JISC piloted a tool – the JISC Student Digital Experience Tracker – intended to allow institutionsRead more.
Making online exams work for you
When it comes to online exams there are a number of questions that cause headaches for support staff and academics.Read more.
Did you know? – Self Service Forms
We often receive numerous emails containing the questions above in the TEL department. After a few emails back and forth,Read more.
Why Blog? Good question, why blog indeed?
As you can see the TEL Team have a brand new, shiny blog! We’re hoping to share all our newsRead more.