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Project reports submitted to HEA and JISC

I’ve spent a few days writing and revising the final reports for the following e-learning projects which we’ve been involved in over the past year: Making Digital History, funded by the HEA/JISC Digital Literacies in the Disciplines funding programme (report here); T&L: … Continue reading

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Launching Making Digital History @ York

Last Wednesday I attended the first meeting of the 9 projects that make up the Digital Literacies in the Disciplines strand of Higher Education Academy funding. All of the project leaders were unable to attend but there was some fruitful … Continue reading

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Getting started with Xerte

Xerte is a pilot tool to create online learning objects to teach others about historical topics. It offers numerous and diverse potentials, which include embedding audio and video tracks; creating interactive maps; zooming in and out an image and linking … Continue reading

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thinglink: an online tool for developing visual literacy

I was introduced to thinglink, an online tool for marking up images at a HEA workshop, Changing the Learning Landscapes – Social Media in the Humanities, in London in mid-May [here's my own presentation]. thinglink is a tool that allows … Continue reading

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