The HEA-funded event ‘Digital Literacy: Building Learning Communities in the Humanities’, organized by Dr Clare Horrocks (Liverpool John Moores University), was an excellent forum for discussion for colleagues and experts in the HE sector to provide thought-provoking examples and to share ideas and good practices on how to build learning communities and to develop newContinue reading Digital Literacy: Building Learning Communities in the Humanities, Liverpool 2 April 2014
What do some members of staff from the Schools of Humanities, Sport and Exercise Science, Media, Life Sciences and Architecture do sitting together in a room? The answer is simple and yet exciting: sharing ideas and information, inspiring each other. Believe it or not, this only took three minutes each. This was the time weContinue reading 3 (minutes) is the perfect number…to share good practices!
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 it to a web page or a separate slide; creating quizzes and surveys; and generatingContinue reading Getting started with Xerte
On 1st July 2013 I joined the thought-provoking round table discussion on “Teaching Pleasure in the Middle Ages” at the Twentieth International Medieval Congress, which took place in Leeds. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ims/imc/imc2013_call.html The panel was excellently organized and chaired by Dr Kimm Curran (History Lab Plus, Institute of Historical Research http://www.history.ac.uk/historylab/plus), supported by Dr Jason T. RocheContinue reading The teaching knights of the round table…at Leeds