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 blog post. This was followed by Dr. Sarah Atkinson and Adam Bailey, of the UniversityContinue reading Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Thursday 26th June.

Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Tuesday 24th June.

‘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 problems they have encountered; and any future plans for their software.  The software is stillContinue reading Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Tuesday 24th June.

E-Learning with MOOCs

As you all know the internet is a widely used tool for both teaching and learning. It is common for students to participate in online courses due to their ease and flexibility, however; recently one type has become increasingly popular, a Massively Open Online Course (MOOC). A MOOC is very similar to any other onlineContinue reading E-Learning with MOOCs

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: Tagging and Learning – Developing digital literacy through social bookmarking, funded as part of the HEA’sContinue reading Project reports submitted to HEA and JISC

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: Basically, all of the formal teaching elements using Xerte are completed now. Some of theContinue reading Making Digital History – an (accidental update)