University of Sussex Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

The University of Sussex Technology Enhanced Learning blog offers opinion pieces, app reviews and event reports relating to the effective and pedagogically sound use of technology to enhance teaching and learning and the quality of the student learning experience. Contributions are drawn from across the institution and across the higher education sector to offer a range of perspectives and ensure that the blog is both inward facing and outward looking.

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Posts by University of Sussex Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Electronic submission and feedback at Sussex – the story so far

This summer will see the graduation of the first student cohort to have experienced electronic submission and feedback throughout their time studying at Sussex. To mark […]

MUGSE at Sussex, April 25th 2017

In a previous post, Antony Coombs wrote about ‘Portfolios, assessment and Mahara at Sussex’ outlining how the Mahara e-portfolio system has been introduced at the University. We […]

Developing students’ discipline-specific vocabulary.

Every discipline has its own specialist terms and concepts. As students progress in their studies they learn the relevant language, but when they begin their […]

Gamification using Poll Everywhere’s Segmented Responses

Gamification in education is a pedagogical approach in which elements of games are incorporated into teaching sessions and/or online delivery, with the aim of increasing […]

Portfolios, assessment and Mahara

We have recently introduced the Mahara e-portfolio system at the University of Sussex, as part of our integrated e-submission and e-feedback solution (ESEF), electronically managing […]

Podcast Episode 8 – A Space Beyond the Room – Using a blogging platform to support learners

  Podcast Episode 8 – A Space Beyond the Room – Using a blogging platform to support learners In this episode, Sally Burr talks to Dr Rebecca […]

Tech for active learning in large groups.

How can we promote and manage active learning during lectures? How can we measure student understanding and make sure that students are engaging with material? […]

What’s new in the A-Z of apps?

Have you seen the Technology Enhanced Learning A-Z of apps recently? We now have nearly 100 entries on our list! If you’ve not yet had a chance […]

5 more tips for multimedia enhanced teaching and learning

Why is a teacher like an artist? How can video, audio, digital annotation and other forms of multimedia be used in education? Due to the […]

3 ways to develop rich resources on Study Direct (Moodle)

Most people start using the Sussex University VLE (Study Direct) to upload resources – usually slides from lectures. That is a great start, but there […]

Digital skills for post-university life

How can technology be used to help prepare for post-university life? There are many digital tools that can help students to start researching careers and building […]

Podcast Episode 7 – Hands-on Learning with Technology – Pollie Barden

Podcast Episode 7 – Hands-on Learning with Technology – Pollie Barden In this episode, we talk to Pollie Barden, who is a human computer interaction […]

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