Digital practice

image from https://pixabay.com/en/web-network-programming-3706562/ Mistakes can be useful learning tools but we’re rarely rewarded for getting something wrong. Another way to learn is to have something […]

Moodle refresh for 2018/19

Each year, Moodle courses are refreshed to remove old student data and prepare for the next cohort of students. For 2018 the refresh will take […]

Inclusive by Design

As part of Learning Service’s “Inclusive by Design” initiative and on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Learning Technology Development (LTD) want to mention […]

Canvas news: 18/19 modules now available to teaching staff

We are pleased to announce that new module sites for the 2018-19 academic year are now available within Canvas for all staff registered as a […]

The Other Side of Lurking Part Two, searching for explanations, digital imposter syndrome or self-efficacy?

In Part One of The Other Side of Lurking, I wrote about the #HEdigID #OEP discussion (13/07/18) on Twitter. Every day this week something new […]

Canvas Know-how 4: Creating a Glossary in Canvas

Whilst Canvas provides a variety of new opportunities that weren’t available in Study Direct, there are a couple of resource types that don’t have a […]

Canvas highlights 8: Embedded Reading Lists

As part of the ongoing work to integrate core University resources with Canvas, we’re really delighted that the Talis Aspire reading lists are now fully […]

Canvas Know-how 3: Managing the Course Menu

One of the most significant differences between the structures of Study Direct and Canvas is an increased range of navigation options for students. In the […]

Blending Classroom Teaching with Online Learning in your VLE – Podcast S02 E04

Sussex TEL: Teaching with Tech S02 E04 – Blending Classroom Teaching with Online Learning in your VLE with Claire Fennell In this episode, we talk to […]

Canvas highlights 7: Discussions

Discussion boards are a common feature of VLEs, supporting the collaborative exploration of ideas and understanding that plays a central role on the development of […]

Transforming Classrooms into Thriving Learning Communities with an LMS! My #ISTE18 ItsLearning Keynote

This past week the incredible Alan November and I delivered mini keynotes for the Rethink Learning Summit hosted by ItsLearning. Huge thanks to Noah Geisel (@senorg) for […]

Canvas Know-how 2: Making Use of Announcements

Announcements in Canvas are a great way of making students aware of important news. For example, if there is a change to the venue for […]

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