• Staff Development this Term

    Learning Services offer a programme of informative sessions and hands-on training opportunities to help staff develop their use of various technologies. Come along to our Turnitin Feedback Studio session and mimic the whole electronic submissions process from both a tutor and student perspective. Learn more in our Online Marking, Grades and Feedback session and discover […]

  • Crocodoc Replacement for Blackboard Assignments Only

    Croco what? I hear you say! Well lets start with some explanations of what’s what: Blackboard Assignment A Blackboard Assignment is a drop box that accepts submissions from students based on parameters set when the assignment is created.                 Inline Grading – Annotation tool Crocodoc The Inline Grading […]

  • Playful Learning Conference 2017

    I was fortunate enough to attend the Playful Learning conference over the summer. We explored how playfulness can be included in adults’ learning experiences, which involved things such as playing games that were being used in Higher Education, making things, and experiencing escape rooms. We were all given cuddly toys with which we were to […]

  • Tea and Technology this Term!

    This semester there are three new Tea and Technology sessions available! Tea and Technology sessions are bite-sized 30 minute sessions, where staff can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee whilst learning something new. Search for ‘Tea and Tech‘ in the Request Training section of MyView to find the sessions and book your place. Getting […]

  • Paramedics and the 360° Experience.

    Paramedics and the 360° Experience.

    Barry Matthews (Lecturer in Paramedic Practice and Pre-hospital Care) based at Edge Hill University’s Manchester Campus.  Barry has been trying out Learning Services’ Giroptic 360cam, to create immersive resources for his students. The Giroptic 360cam produces 360° photographs and video and was the topic, back in January 2017, of Mark Wilcock’s blog post “360 Degrees […]