• Blackboard Catalyst Award: How Learning Edge helped the win!

    The Learning Technology Development (LTD) Team has had a very successful 2014.  We’ve implemented and seen some great things happening with technology enhanced learning throughout the University.  More noticeably the faculty specific tabs and resources generated on Learning Edge and of course the continuing success of all the iSpring resources for staff and students. With […]

  • Engaging learners with Blackboard Collaborate

    Engaging learners with Blackboard Collaborate

    How the Inclusion Team is using our web conferencing platform to engage students, enhance communication and improve outcomes. Anne McLoughlin is  the leader of Edge Hill’s dyslexia programme.  The programme is a blended course – mostly online – delivered via our Blackboard VLE and the Collaborate web conferencing system, with some face to face conference days. […]

  • Using Optivote in Large Lectures for Student Engagement and Enhancing Learning

    In this post Elaine Hughes, Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing and a SOLSTICE Fellow, tells us about her experience using an Optivote voting system. If you are inspired to think about using this type of system in your own teaching, there is plenty of support and information available to help you get started. Could you […]

  • Getting Started with Virtual Reality

    We have a weekly meeting in Learning Technology Development where we get together to talk about things that have interested or inspired us. Recently I brought along my Google Cardboard so that the team could try out some Virtual Reality experiences. There is a lot of interest in Virtual Reality at the moment with Facebook’s […]