• Inclusive by Design

    As part of Learning Service’s “Inclusive by Design” initiative and on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Learning Technology Development (LTD) want to mention some of the things we are doing to support staff to generate content and resources that are usable for all.  The team are working with others to improve content across […]

  • Blackboard Collaborate Video Case Study 3 of 3

    Blackboard Collaborate Video Case Study 3 of 3

    Third and final case study in the series (part 1 and part 2) Caroline Galon, Graduate Teaching Assistant, in Performing Arts, explains the importance of mastering any new technology and how Blackboard Collaborate provides her with the most stable and reliable platform from which to conduct her research interviews. Caroline tell us how crucial it […]

  • Blackboard Collaborate Case Study 2 of 3

    Blackboard Collaborate Case Study 2 of 3

    Lesley Briscoe, Senior Lecturer on the International Midwifery Programme.  Lesley explains in this the second in a series of three video case studies (click to view the first in the series), the challenges of delivering a programme aimed at both conventional students and those accessing the programme online and from overseas. She goes on to mention the […]

  • Blackboard Collaborate – Video Case Study 1 of 3

    Blackboard Collaborate – Video Case Study 1 of 3

    David Callaghan is a Learning Technologist and an Associate Tutor for the Faculty of Education on the Undergraduate Professional Development Programme, a blended course – delivered mostly online – via our Blackboard VLE and the Collaborate web conferencing system, with some face to face conference days.  So, he can also practice what he preaches. Collaborate is […]

  • Ever wanted to flip your classroom, teach students across the world or just sort out a space for your own learning?

    During April, through the Digital Practitioner strand of the Developing Digital Excellence staff development programme, Learning Technology Development (LTD) are offing a range of sessions which can show you how. For full session descriptions and to book on a session, click on the appropriate title Flipping Content – Learn how to make Screen and Pod […]

  • Accessible and Inclusive Design: iSpring Version

    For those who couldn’t make it to the recent session on creating accessible content I thought it would be worth making a version of the session available. In the session we looked at how content uploaded to Edge Hill’s Learning Edge online learning environment can be created in ways that make it more accessible to […]

  • Looking to the Future: The Horizon Report 2014

    The Higher Education edition of the Horizon Report always comes out this time of year, and is worth a read if you’re interested in emerging technologies and their impact on teaching, learning and research. The 2014 edition of the report is split into three sections. Key Trends looks at things like the growth of social […]

  • Your Digital Tattoo: What the web says about you! – For Staff

    Is how you present yourselves online important? When people search for information about you what might they find, and how does that affect your reputation and employability? How can you take control of what people can find about you online? Over the last few years we’ve spoken with hundreds of Edge Hill students about issues […]

  • Future Gazing: Exploring Tomorrow’s Technologies Today

    I’ve been working at Edge Hill for 10 years and in that time we’ve seen major developments in the use of technology in Higher Education. For example mobile technologies have become mainstream, and online services have developed massively. Remember that YouTube only started in 2005, and Twitter in 2006, but they are widely used by […]

  • eShare – staff development

    What is eShare? Why do we have it? How can it benefit me? Come along on Wednesday 16th January for an introduction to our digital repository for teaching and learning and see how you can make the most of eShare. eShare offers you the opportunity to showcase your work to the world, store presentations, videos […]