• Hosting all around – 360° video content.

    360° content is increasing in popularity. The production of 360 degree content couldn’t be easier; most of us have access to devices capable of capturing images that software or apps can stitch together to give an immersive viewing experience. Lecturers across the university continue to explore this technology, generating good quality content for students to […]

  • Time for Students to Lead Online?

    Staff, and students alike have deliberated long and hard over when, where, and how they can work more collaboratively, either in taught sessions, while engaging in a group activity, or during activities that require distance participation. Look no further, Learning Services has the right solution for you, in the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra tool. There is greater emphasis […]

  • Bite-sized Lecture Series

    Bite-sized Lecture Series

    Students at Edge Hill University value the support they receive whist studying here, so much that they tell us how important that support is, each year through the National Student Survey. Edge Hill has a diverse student population and recognises the importance of innovative approaches to teaching and learning which are both inclusive and supportive. Since […]

  • Technology Supported Learning – Lecture Capture (Classic User)

    Technology Supported Learning – Lecture Capture (Classic User)

        Natalie Reynolds is a Senior Lecture in Secondary English. Natalie was introduced to lecture capture software (Panopto) during her own studies and immediately wanted to explore its potential on the programme she teachers here at Edge Hill University. Panopto software provides lecture capture, screen-casting, video streaming, and video content management solutions. The Panopto lecture […]

  • Technology Supported Learning – MaST Programme Embedding Technology

    Technology Supported Learning – MaST Programme Embedding Technology

    Mark Wilcock (Learning Technology Development Officer) has, over the last few years, been working with the Faculty of Education’s MaST Team, providing support and guidance with the introduction of a number of key technologies including: iSpring (a rapid learning authoring toolkit for developing professional e-learning courses in Powerpoint. Blackboard Collaborate (browser-based web conferencing solution). Panopto […]

  • Technology Supported Learning – Lecture Capture

    Technology Supported Learning – Lecture Capture

    “Presenting Performance and Practice” Kevin Henshaw is a Senior Lecture in Operating Department Practice, Kevin has been involved in a project piloting the use of Panopto software to record students performing presentations and clinical skill procedures for summative assessment. Panopto software provides lecture capture, screencasting, video streaming, and video content management solutions.  The  Panopto  lecture/media […]

  • Technology Supported Learning – Using Student Journals to Understand the Student Experience

    Technology Supported Learning – Using Student Journals to Understand the Student Experience

    The Journals tool in Blackboard is a private space where students can post opinions, ideas and concerns. This case study, shared by Maria McCann (Widening Participation Manager), describes how the Journals tool was used within a research project, to understand the living, learning and emotional journeys of around 100 new students’ in their first term […]

  • Technology Supported Learning – Making Use of BoB!

    Technology Supported Learning – Making Use of BoB!

    In this case study you will hear how BoB (Box of Broadcasts) National is enhancing teaching and module content.  BoB National is a media rich online archive service that allows you to record and watch TV programmes from any internet enabled device including a Smart TV, PC, and mobile device. The services is widely available […]

  • Lecture capture … what’s in a name?

    That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. To paraphrase Juliet’s speech to Romeo, what matters is what something is, not what it is called. The term lecture capture is a case in point as it invokes a whole range of responses and assumptions. As Edge Hill are rolling out […]

  • 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 […]