Category Archives: online learning

Developing students’ abilities to read primary sources using online tools

How can digital reading tools enable students to develop their ability to read sources collaboratively and critically? In the summer, I published a post on the University of Lincoln Digital education blog about my use of Talis Elevate on a third … Continue reading

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The problem we face with digital reading

Matt East (@mdleast) has just published an excellent blog with SEDA reporting a recent workshop on transitions in HE at which he led a problem-solving (and identifying) session on reading in HE. Here is an extract from the conclusion, which … Continue reading

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Developing students’ critical digital reading practice

As part of our Active Online Reading project, Matt East (@mdleast) has put together a short form to collect examples of good practice from across the sector around developing students’ digital reading skills. We’re particularly interested in the following, but … Continue reading

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Launching the Active Online Reading project

Last week saw the official launch of the Active Online Reading project, which is co-funded by the QAA and Talis as part of the former’s Collaborative Enhancement scheme. You can see a recording of the launch event here. The project … Continue reading

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An interview with Katherine Fennelly – Digital Mapping of the 18th and 19th-century British Landscape

Unfortunately, it’s taken me a while to get the second interview in this series written up. In any case, I’m very please to be able to share my discussions with Dr Katherine Fennelly, an historical archaeologist at the University of … Continue reading

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