Assistive Technology: how can it help your studies?
If you’ve never heard of Assistive Technology (AT) and wonder what it is and how it can help your studies then you’ve come to the right place. Assistive Technology software, for example, mind mapping and text-to-speech software, can help you to develop skills and strategies for studying. Whilst it is particularly helpful for those who […]
Do you know? Inspiration mind mapping and Read & Write Gold assistive technology is networked to support assignment writing Pick up an instruction leaflet from the ASK desk (1st floor of the library) Inspiration This is a visual tool for planning and developing ideas through the creation of concept maps. The map is easy to […]
#EHUGetConnected Taking Your Devices to the Next Level!
After the success of all the previous #EHUGetConnected events held in 2013, we are happy to announce more upcoming dates across different venues and locations for the coming weeks ahead: 11am – 2pm Friday, 31st January 2014 (HUB, Ormskirk Campus) 9am – 1pm Tuesday, 4th February 2014 (FOHSC Foyer, Ormskirk Campus) 9am – 1pm Wednesday, […]
Highlights of the Technology Road Show & Mobile Clinic
Last month Learning Services and IT Services combined forces to bring the first ever Technology Road Show & Mobile Clinic to the University. The event was hosted in the Hub, to which students and staff took the opportunity to see demonstrations of Edge Hill mobile applications, and to speak to us and obtain technical support […]
Discover Free to Use Software
In today’s climate when the cost of things seem to be on the increase, it can be a relief to hear about something with the potential of making your studies more affordable. We all know how software can help us with our studies. Occasionally we need to purchase specific software to do a particular task, […]
Personalising Your Web Browsing Experience Accessibility Adjustments.
As you will no doubt be aware a web browser is a program that allows us to view web content on the internet, covered recently by John Langford in his blog ‘Demystifying Web Browsers’. However, more often students want to do more than just view online content, they want to view it in a way […]
Did you know…about the essential tools and good practice guidelines for computer users?
Whether you are developing teaching and learning content or professional documentation for your department or service, there is good practice guidance and software available which all users may add to their resource toolkit. Inspiration® mind-mapping software creates visual representations of plans / ideas or concepts in the form of a diagram or mind map. Inspiration can transform […]