• Developing Digital Excellence in December – come a long for a coffee and a mince pie

    As semester 1 draws to close there are a number of opportunities for staff development and maybe reflect on some of the success of the term around using the VLE and share those with us and colleagues or you might be thinking about what you can do differently next year.  The sessions within our Digital […]

  • Your route to success

              Have you heard about our Routemaster programme? This year Learning Services are running two strands within our student support programme. We have sessions within Steps to Academic Success and new this term, Steps to Employability.  We are calling the programme Routemaster – Your route to success. Steps to Academic Success […]

  • Developing Digital Excellence

    As term begins we wanted to take this opportunity to let staff know about the skills and development opportunities Learning Services are providing as part of our Developing Digital Excellence programme. This is the second year we have created a series of workshops where we wanted to share our expertise and collaborate with staff within […]

  • Opportunities for finding out more about classroom technology

    Developing Digital Excellence –The Digital Classroom sessions in September 2013 In September and October we are running a number of sessions aimed at new and existing staff who would either like to know the basics about using the technology with the classrooms and lecture theatres, or who are interested in using them to their full […]

  • Sneak preview of our brand new HD TV studio

    Staff from the Learning Services Media Development Team had a recent visit on site to our new Creative Edge building and they have taken some panoramic pictures which we wanted to share with everyone so you could see how it’s all taking shape. Don Moffatt, Media and ICT senior manager can be seen here in […]

  • Students and their reading lists…

    We have be aware for some time how close to students’ hearts their reading list is.  You can find out about the feedback we received around how students utilise reading lists and our steps to improve reading list accessibility.  The research we undertook is the lead story in the latest Learning Services newsletter.  It’s the […]

  • Developing Digital Excellence – staff development sessions in May

    This month Learning Services are offering sessions around a number of areas of digital literacy.  Our session around the students’ ideal VLE has been popular in the past and generated some interesting conversations about the use of the VLE and student learning and support.  The session includes feedback from the student annual eLearning survey and […]

  • Spring clean your digital skills

    Staff Development Programme – Developing Digital Excellence Calling all staff, dust off your keyboard (sorry maybe taking the spring cleaning pun too far..) Staff from across Learning Services are delivering sessions this month around a number of themes.  There are three sessions from our Digital Practitioner series – maybe you might want to start with […]

  • Revision and exams – some useful signposts

    If you spending some time over the Easter holidays preparing for exams, and finishing those last pieces of work, we would like to signpost you to some valuable help and support. We have 128 past exam papers as digital items within our library catalogue. If  a department has made past papers available, we have scanned […]

  • Achieving Assignment Success

              We know this is a very busy time for students, the next 6 weeks is crucial to everyone finishing assignments, and preparing for exams. We have created a top 10 tips around how to identify, locate, evaluate and effectively use information. 1. Use the right information source for what you are […]