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

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 […]

Supercharge your LinkedIn profile

During the first week of this term Technology Enhanced Learning teamed up with the Careers and Employability Centre to deliver the online bitesized course ‘Take […]

Canvas highlights 3. Peer Assessment

Continuing our Canvas highlights series, this week we are looking at peer assessment. In Canvas it is possible to set ‘Assignments’ to enable students to […]

G Suite – to share and collaborate on documents and presentations online

Microsoft Office is a suite of programs that I’d imagine most people have encountered, whilst it’s a good suite of programs and all University of […]

How do you create stunning visual content for free? Adobe Spark is how.

There are times when you want to have complete creative control over the content you create, and when you are able to spend time on […]

Canvas Highlights – 2. Groups

Canvas provides lots of opportunities for students to learn together. One of the features that enables this is Groups. This post provides a brief overview […]

Feed Forward: 5 steps for students to make the most of feedback

What is feedback and why is it important? Feedback on your performance at university comes in many forms – it could be something as simple […]

Moving to Canvas: what’s happening behind the scenes

Since the first announcement of our decision to adopt Canvas, there has been a lot of work going on behind the scenes to get the […]

Discover Campus: using augmented reality to learn about the history of our University

As part of Digital Discovery Week, myself (Pete Sparkes, Learning Technologist) and Bethany Logan (Research Support Supervisor, Library) used technology to create a series of […]