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 […]
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 […]
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
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
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 […]
Get your own ‘Quick Hit’ video case study
Celebrate your success with Collaborate We are creating a series of brief video case studies showcasing the success colleagues have been having with the Collaborate web conferencing system this year. David Callaghan (also a member of the LTD team) is the first of a number of contributors to get involved from each Faculty (in his […]
What Equipment do I Need to Collaborate?
Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time web conferencing and online learning tool that can be used to support teaching and learning and other collaborative projects, and is generating a great deal of interest within Faculties and Departments at Edge Hill University. There has been a major increase in its use for taught sessions, meetings and student […]
Campus Pack Awareness Sessions: more than just an ePortfolio
Over the past few months we have been evaluating Campus Pack: a powerful ‘building block’ to further extend the potential of Learning Edge. It offers all students a personal area where they can create blogs, wikis, journals and podcasts, and allows us to build templates for things like CVs, ePortfolios, and PDP. As students own […]