• Emerging Technologies Staff Development Tuesday 11th October – BlackBoard 9.1 goes Mobile

    BlackBoard Mobile Learn and smart technology and devices This interactive session will look at devices and the introduction of BlackBoard Mobile Learn. The past 12 months have seen a real step change in the market for mobile devices. It is estimated that one iPad is currently sold every 2 seconds and Amazon has reached a […]

  • New Academic year..new technologies

    As we all prepare for the new academic year, Learning Technology Development would like to invite colleagues to their new series of Emerging Technologies work shops. The first of our new programme of work shops is on 7th September 2011 from  1.00pm 2.00pm.  QR Codes: Are they Mainstream yet? This quick, 1 hour interactive workshop will introduce […]

  • The Story So Far….

    The team have been working over the past few weeks to bring together all the feedback and comments the VLE has generated.  We thought this would be a good time to share some of those points. The review has captured views of staff and students in a variety of ways and this has been a […]

  • Check out the presentation and Moodle showcase from Coventry University

    We have had an busy and interesting  two weeks analysing the feedback from the presentations and demo’s from the 21st May event.  For those who couldn’t make it or anyone who would like to have a good look at some of the Moodle resources Coventry are using, the Coventry team have put together a web resource for […]

  • VLE Presentation Day – a great success

      We have just been wrapping up the end of the presentation day ..  The afternoon session was very well attended, many thanks to everyone who came, there were over 70 academics and students, which is excellent for a sunny Friday afternoon! thank you all for putting the time aside to come and get involved.  […]

  • What staff would like to see in a future VLE….

    At the event on Friday staff and students will have an opportunity to discuss with our partner universities the tools they are using in their new generation VLE’s From the staff survey last month, these things came out on top… What staff would like to see in a future VLE % Ability to change  look & […]

  • VLE Review: Some headlines from the Staff Survey

    To help with preparation for the evaluation event next Friday we thought we would share some of the feedback we have had from the recent staff survey.  We were very pleased with the response – the survey was completed by 166 members of academic staff. The data yielded by the survey has produced a vivid […]

  • VLE Presentation Event May 21st

    As I mentioned last week we are making preparations to hold an event here at Edge Hill with two other HEI’s who are going to come along and share VLE experiences!!  We are holding the presentation event on Friday 21st May 2010 1.00pm – 3.00pm  Lecture Theatre SPS Building  The two presentations will be from […]

  • VLE Evaluation..Phase 2 begins

    Phase 2 now underway…. As the VLE Review Project progresses through Phase 2 of its life cycle we move into the evaluation of VLE Systems.  The VLE Review Project Board has taken an executive decision to focus this phase of the project on two current latest release VLE Systems, Blackboard and Moodle. The VLE Review […]

  • VLE Review Academic Staff Survey

      We have already had a great response to the academic staff survey which was circulated just before the Easter break.  Up to now there have been over 90 responses which is very encouraging.  The survey is looking in more detail around the important requirements in terms of a future VLE and its role in […]