Category Archives: Learning objects

2 case studies submitted to the HEA’s Flexible pedagogies project

We’ve just submitted two case studies to the HEA’s Flexible pedagogies: preparing for the future project, which aims to identify “pedagogies that are going to empower student learning, offering increased choice, and above all, facilitate high quality provision.” We submitted … Continue reading

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Talking Xerte at Lincoln

A few weeks ago we heard that we’d been successful in getting some project funding from the Centre for Educational Research and Development as part of their Fund for Educational Development. The project will involve sharing our experiences of using Xerte in History with colleagues … Continue reading

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Dr Mark Horowitz visits the University of Lincoln to talk about Making Digital History

We were lucky enough to have Dr Mark Horowitz from the University of Illinois, Chicago visit us last week (22nd and 23rd October 2013) to give three presentations to History students at the University of Lincoln; partly funded by the … Continue reading

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Xerte workshops completed

We (Antonella, I and the student ambassadors) just completed training over 100 first year students on our East meets West module in the use of Xerte. They will be using the tool in group projects for source analysis assignments. It … 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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