Category Archives: digital literacy

Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Thursday 26th June.

Following on from Tuesday’s opening presentation, Dr. Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo and Dr. Jamie Wood repeated their introduction to Xerte, its potential and its positive reception so far – to learn more about this, please take a look at my previous … Continue reading

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‘Talking Xerte’ events are crucial to the curation of a project such as Making Digital History, and I attended two of these myself on 24th and 26th June. The former enabled Xerte pioneers to show what they have achieved; the … Continue reading

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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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Xerte and Accessibility

During the course of the Making Digital History project, we’ve learned a lot about Xerte and its strengths and weaknesses as a tool for supporting staff teaching and student learning. One important issue that has come up repeatedly is accessibility … Continue reading

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Making Digital History – an (accidental update)

Last week, after misreading an email from the excellent Terry McAndrew (@TerryTechdis) at the HEA/JISC, I accidentally produced a short interim report on the wrong project! In the spirit of not wasting what I’d written, it’s reproduced in part here: … Continue reading

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