Xerte Conference 2016 by Dewi (Post1/3)

by Dewi Parry

This year, a few of us attended the Xerte Conference 2016, hosted by Nottingham University. As we’ve mentioned here on the blog, Xerte Online Toolkits is now a supported service within the University, which enables you to create accessible learning objects online for use in your teaching. We’ve also mentioned that we are now working with Ron Mitchell (Mr Xerte!), who is our consultant for Xerte, and has very much been a part of the Xerte development team from day 1.

Personally, I’ve been using Xerte since 2012/13, where I originally used v2.0 to create learning objects for a blended learning course I was working on. The bonus at the time was the ability to create learning objects quickly in HTML5 as opposed to Flash, and the fact that it was already installed on the server here at Cardiff, thanks to Simon and then Jin – so there was no need to pay a fortune for a licence! (Adobe were just bringing in their pay per month creative cloud, which had us all up in arms

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