• Screencasting Formative Feedback

    Screencasting Formative Feedback

    How one tutor increased students’ engagement with feedback. In this video blog post Carl Simmons explains why assessment is so problematic and suggests how tutors can increase the amount of useful information that students receive using screen and voice recording software. The issues are: Good quality feedback consumes significant tutor resource; Students tend not to […]

  • Learning Edge Upgrade Success!

    The scheduled summer upgrade has been completed successfully and you can now login to Learning Edge as normal. The upgrade introduces a number of improvements – most significantly a new true student preview and anonymous & delegated grading options. Where can you learn more? As mentioned in a previous blog post, the LTD team will be hosting […]

  • Summer 2014 – Blackboard Upgrade Awareness Webinar

    Summer each year allows a window of opportunity for Learning Technology to update Blackboard to the latest version, containing new features and fixing a number of niggles. This year, the upgrade will occur on the evening of Sunday 20th July into the morning of Monday 21st July.  During this time, there will be no access […]

  • Accessible and Inclusive Design: iSpring Version

    For those who couldn’t make it to the recent session on creating accessible content I thought it would be worth making a version of the session available. In the session we looked at how content uploaded to Edge Hill’s Learning Edge online learning environment can be created in ways that make it more accessible to […]

  • Yeti Pro Blue Microphone – a beast of a microphone!

    LTD recently purchased a mammoth of a microphone to help with recordings of screen casts and other materials and also to offer it to staff who are developing their own content for teaching and learning. The Yeti Pro microphone, manufactured by the legendary Blue Microphones, is a stunning microphone to record with giving clear crisp recordings straight […]