• Blackboard World Conference – Part 3

    Washington DC – National Harbour Conference Centre, 20th-23rd July Final day! The conference has been interesting but in particular our colleagues from across the globe have been wonderful.  We’re still getting people coming up to us saying “your session was great” and “so cool what you guys are doing”.  This is fantastic feedback to receive. […]

  • Blackboard World Conference – Part 2

    Part 2 of the Blackboard World 2015 conference in Washington DC – National Harbour Conference Centre, 20th-23rd July Product Roadmap – Jim Chalex, Director of Product Management (Blackboard) This morning (or afternoon in BST!) we heard from Jim Chalex, Director of Product Management at Blackboard. He outlined the product roadmap for Blackboard Learn 9.1, in particular the […]

  • Blackboard World Conference – Part 1

    Washington DC – National Harbour Conference Centre, 20th-23rd July John Langford and myself were invited to present at the Bb World Conference this year, demonstrating all the good work that Learning Services have been doing to customise and target content for our students by Faculty and Department. We thought it would be a good idea to […]

  • Audacity: Create Professional Audio Narrations for all your Learning Resources

    It’s usually around this time of the year when most of us free up some time to create or even review our learning resources for the new academic year. I know a lot of staff at Edge Hill are really starting to move away from standard PowerPoint based materials and producing some really engaging resources […]

  • A Great Alternative to Using the YouTube Mashup Tool

    I developed a great way of creating links to YouTube and similar sites that works well for desktop and mobile users. Just use a Web Link with a description. Here are the steps: Get the URL link for the video from YouTube. For example you could try it with our ‘Learning Edge Welcome Video‘ Go […]