I made my first Xerte learning object in advance of the first meeting out the Making Digital History project team earlier this week. It proved relatively easy to set up and then play around with the Xerte tool, although there were some problems with inserting and displaying images and the exact layout of some slides.Continue reading My first Xerte!
ThingLink ThingLink is an excellent way of creating and sharing rich images (i.e. images marked up with links, videos, comments and other interactive features). ThingLink helps you to tell stories with and about pictures. These can be shared with friends and colleagues. It seems like an excellent way of teaching students using marked up imagesContinue reading Making Digital History’s weekly links (weekly)
I was introduced to thinglink, an online tool for marking up images at a HEA workshop, Changing the Learning Landscapes – Social Media in the Humanities, in London in mid-May [here’s my own presentation]. thinglink is a tool that allows users to add tags to images that have been uploaded online. These tags can beContinue reading thinglink: an online tool for developing visual literacy
I attended a really excellent HEA event at the University of Roehampton last week, Neo-classicism in the HE classroom, on the reception of classical culture in eighteenth century England. Dr Alannah Tomkins, of Keele University, ran a really useful workshop on how we can use the search functions of databases such as Gale’s 17th andContinue reading Neo-classicism in the HE classroom, 13th June 2013