Welcome to Tel Tales, the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team’s blog site!

Click on our blog posts below to view what the team have been up to, where we’ve been and what inspires us in learning and teaching. We are always looking for keen bloggers to contribute to our site, if you are a University of Portsmouth member of staff and interested in writing a post for Tel Tales then please get in touch with your ideas.

learning design
Twelve months ago I reviewed how TEL had navigated 2020, the strangest year I guess any of us have experienced.
Co-Creating Expectations with Vevox
Introduction by Tom: I was asked by Vevox (a company we work closely with that facilitates audience response) to run
A tablet on a table set up with a microphone ready to record.
This blog is written by Tom Langston, Digital Learning and Teaching specialist and Dr Jo Brindley who is the Course
Explore- A guide for academic staff
Considering ways to enhance a blended and connected learning experience? Looking for a resource that can provide the basic information
Similarity scoring is a secondary consideration for online assessment
Similarity scoring should be a secondary consideration for online assessment. Much more important factors, from my point of view, are
Wellbeing in difficult times
Festival of Inclusivity & Wellbeing resources with a £100 prize draw for completing a personalised wellbeing reflection tool With the
Two people standing at a board, both looking at it. One person holding a marker at the board as if to write on it. On the board there's already a diagram on it
As you may be aware, Professor Ale Armellini is creating a Digital Success Plan for the University. Rather than create
Image shows back of laptop to the screen with a smiling man looking at the screenp
In pre-Covid times, exams delivered via Moodle were limited by the availability of suitable physical spaces. Exam rooms represented a
Various device's PC, tablet and mobile, plus another mobile being held in a hand. All have the same image Username, Password and Sign In. The other hand is positioned to touch Sign In button
‘Digital Accessibility’ or ‘Accessibility’ is a heated topic at the moment. Public sector bodies like us have the obligation by
A pair of glasses sat upright in front of a monitor. The monitor has some coding on the screen, which is blurred.
Introduction I normally start all of my blogs with an anecdote from my decade of teaching and this time I’m
A purple background with various coloured arrows pointing up the page with the writing RISE The University's Online Journal
We’re pleased to announce the launch of RISE, a new online journal to showcase students’ work. RISE has been developed
Starting page to the course, image of mature lady in a blue chair, in what looks like a hospital cubicle
Adapting during Covid Due to covid, students have unfortunately missed out on a lot of practical aspects of their courses,

View all posts