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

Introducing Paper and Paste – tools for creating visual learning materials

In this week’s post we are going to look at two tools by FiftyThree; Paper an annotation and sketch tool and Paste a collaborative presentation tool. […]

Join us for @SussexTEL’s Spring Term Show & TEL

Each term Technology Enhanced Learning hosts a Show & TEL event designed to showcase innovative and inspiring teaching practices at the University of Sussex. This […]

Canvas highlights 6: Conferences

Canvas provides staff and students with many collaboration opportunities and in this Canvas highlights post we will be taking a look at Conferences. Canvas Conferences […]

Padlet – some changes to a popular tool

Many staff and students at the University of Sussex are using Padlet, which is a very versatile and flexible digital tool that we have been […]

Canvas news: an update on progress

Since our last Canvas update in early February, work has continued at full pace, with a focus on preparing training for all staff and establishing […]

5 Myths and misconceptions in learning theory

There are a number of common myths surrounding learning theory that arise time and time again. In this post we’ll be separating some of the […]

Canvas Highlights 5: Collaborations

In the second of these Canvas Highlights posts we looked at Groups and some of the ways that students can work together. This post will […]

Digital Wellbeing – How to Focus and Unplug

You would be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed when it comes to tools for work, productivity, teaching, learning and entertainment. There is a lot of noise […]

Blogs for academics – 5 great reasons to get involved

Blogs are all around us on the internet and you may sometimes read posts from popular news blogs without necessarily thinking of them as blogs […]

Open Education Week: Exploring Open Textbooks #OEWeek #OER

This week has been OER Week so it seems an ideal time to be talking about Open Textbooks. This guest post is by Suzanne Tatham, Academic […]

A short guide to Team-Based Learning

The Technology Enhanced Learning team have recently been exploring and promoting Team-based learning. A teaching approach which is effective for providing students with opportunities for […]

Canvas highlights 4. Rich Content Editor

In this weeks ‘Canvas Highlights’ we take a look at the Rich Content Editor. This represents the set of uniform tools which are available across the […]

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