• How can YOU use LinkedIn Learning?

    All staff and students at Edge Hill University have access to LinkedIn Learning. It is a library of training courses that you can use to help you develop business, technology, and creative skills. How can I get started? There is a LinkedIn Learning page on the Edge Hill University website containing videos that will show…

  • Caption.Ed – What Students are Saying!

    Here at Edge Hill University, Learning Services offer students their own Caption.Ed account. Caption.Ed is a real-time and pre-recorded captioning tool that can be used to caption live taught sessions or recordings they produce and save to their computer. Automatic captions can offer students a means to engage with academic content, the resulting editable captions…

  • Six Things You Can Do with Box of Broadcasts and TRILT

    Edge Hill University provides staff and students with access to the Box of Broadcasts (BoB) on demand TV and Radio broadcast service, and The Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching (TRILT). Here are six things you can do with these services. One: Access Old Recordings from the BBC’s Digital Archive The BBC is…

  • Top 5 Reasons for using Groups within Blackboard

    The group tool in Blackboard has been around for a while but did you know it can be used for more than just giving students access to group tools? Groups can also help you control access to content items and make lots of admin tasks so much quicker too! Below we have picked out the…

  • Caption.Ed for Online Learning!

    Caption.Ed is a real-time automatic captioning tool for live online events, recorded media and operates cross-platforms. Caption.Ed works on your desktop (Windows and Mac) and in your browser. Why do I need Caption.Ed? Captions are useful for everyone, to aid understanding, help you retain focus and might help if you’re accessing video content in noisy…

  • Week 9 Blog

    It really does not feel like it’s been 9 weeks of this internship. It pains me to say, in 4 more weeks this internship will be over. However, I always try to look at the positive side of things, when this internship is over I will have made a massive positive impact on the module…

  • Microsoft Educator

    What is it?  Microsoft Innovative Educator is a free service Microsoft offer which offers educators, or even those interested in using technology, certifications to prove they have bettered their learning.  The Microsoft Educator Center offers access to many courses that let you earn professional development credit in the comfort of your home and your own time. Whether you…

  • 10 steps to make a captivating LinkedIn profile as a student

    In the world of finding a job, there are many candidates competing against each other for a small pool of jobs. But there is a way that candidates can stand out amongst the crowd…. it’s a handy social media platform called LinkedIn.   LinkedIn is a social networking site where you can show off your abilities and network with top…

  • A week in the life of a Student Intern – Week 8

    It feels like so much has happened since I last wrote telling you all about my fifth week in the Internship, but here we are on Week 8. You can read my previous blog here – https://blogs.edgehill.ac.uk/learningedge/2021/07/16/week-5-a-week-in-the-life-of-a-student-intern/

  • The key to email accessibility

    We Digital Interns have lived and breathed accessibility for the last couple of months. If you were to ask any one of us for advice on how to make a document accessible, we could give you a bucket load of tips. It has now become second nature for us to use refinements to make our reports and presentations 100% accessible.  However, most of us continue to bash out an email on the keyboard without considering our…