• Edge Hill Central – Edge Hill University in the palm of your hand

    The updated Edge Hill Central app was launched at the end of November and has a fresh new look, more features and is easier than ever to navigate on mobiles and tablets.  More social media links have been introduced including Instagram and Facebook but all the features you know and love are just as easy […]

  • Blackboard Student Mobile App

    The summer brought a number of changes to the learning technologies used in the University and one in particular I wanted to highlight here is the new Blackboard Student Mobile App available for iOS, Android and Windows mobiles and tablets. It is radically different to the previous app (Mobile Learn) having had a complete redesign. […]

  • Digital Productivity for Health & Social Care Staff

    This month the Faculty of Health & Social Care (FoHSC) – with the added support of their Senior SOLSTICE Fellow (Laura Taylor) – introduced a brand new resource to provide its staff with the latest in e-learning tools and resources to help deliver ‘technology enhanced learning’ to its students. The Digital Productivity Lab is a quiet work […]

  • Introducing Qwickly Attendance: A Whole New Way to Create and Manage Online Registers

    We know that online attendance management for Blackboard Learn has been on your radar recently. We’re very happy to announce this week a new reliable, secure and efficient online attendance platform that ticks the box (literally). Let me introduce, ‘Qwickly Attendance’.  Qwickly will enable all staff to easily record/track (and grade – optional) student attendance in […]

  • Time to get Appy!

    Smartphones and Tablets get better every year and more of you are using your mobile devices to engage with Edge Hill content on the go. With the start of term only a few weeks away, what better time to showcase the apps available to you… Edge Hill Central       Stay connected with Edge […]

  • Are you appy with your mobile?

    Helping you get the most out of educational apps In the summer we asked you (our students) about how you use your mobile phones and we received some great feedback. In relation to one particular question of use, you told us that on the whole you used apps, but aren’t sure which ones may help […]

  • Facts and Figures about Mobile Technology

    Over the last 40 years, mobile technology developments have changed the way we engage with content, communicate, collaborate and learn. Device ownership has reached a critical mass globally, with CISCO (2013) reporting that by the end of this year there will be more mobile-connected devices than there are people on earth! In the UK, 61% […]

  • Blackboard Mobile and Clinical Education

    I was recently asked to present on how the Clinical Education programme uses Blackboard Mobile to deliver their blended learning courses to students.  Unfortunately I couldn’t be there on the day – so I made a video to demonstrate instead. The video demonstrates how the Clinical Education programme organises it’s Blackboard course to be mobile […]

  • Developing Digital Excellence – Come with us on a mobile field trip

    Are you a member of staff who wants to connect even more with your students who are using their mobile devices? This development session, as part of the Learning Services Developing Digital Excellence staff development programme, could be perfect for you. Join us on Thursday 25th October 12.00pm – 1.00pm.  We are starting in the Staff Development training […]

  • What technologies did you get for Christmas?

    Many of you lucky folks will have been fortunate enough to have received amazing new personal technologies or tools this Christmas and we’d love to hear about what you’ve got and how you’re using them in your studies, or for your teaching. You can use the comments box below to tell us all about how […]