• Learning at Work Week – Impact Awards 2019

    Learning at Work Week – Impact Awards 2019

    We are very pleased to announce that in the Learning at Work Week Impact Awards 2019 we have won in two categories ‘Shaping Digital Futures’ and ‘Innovation in Learning & Development’! Learning at Work Week took place in May and provided staff in Catalyst with an opportunity to not only get to know each other […]

  • Get the Programming Itch

    From September 2014, all maintained schools in England will be required to teach the new Computing curriculum at key stages 1-4. For the past 18 months I have been working closely with Primary ICT staff in the Faculty of Education to introduce module changes that reflect the new curriculum for key stages 1 and 2. […]

  • Learning Services newsletter – spotlight on technology enhanced learning and media and ICT

    And so September and First Week planning begins….The latest edition of the Learning Services newsletter is a special issue dedicated to all those summer planning activities! Find out about VLE enhancements, opportunities for training & development and the latest upgrade to Blackboard. Articles include news to update academic colleagues both around the Blackboard upgrade and the […]

  • #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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Technology Roadshow to appear at FoHSC enrollment day

    Tuesday 30th April sees the return of the Technology Roadshow! After the success of the last event held in the University Library, we are to bring the road show to the Faculty of Health and Social Care to tie in with the Faculty enrollment and induction day for the newest cohorts, but all current students and staff are […]

  • What do you need to do at least once every ninety days…?

    I’m sure there  are many answers to this, however the key thing you need to do every ninety days with your university network account is change or update your password. As some of you are coming up to the dissertation deadlines, or a large number of deadlines all at once the last thing you need […]

  • 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 […]

  • Key IT tips

    Avoid extra stress at this time of year by following these hints and tips about safely saving your work. Two doubles and a single Double check where you’re saving your work to, don’t just trust in the quick save icon.  You’ve spent a great deal of time and taken great care in creating your work, […]

  • Developing Digital Excellence

    Developing Digital Excellence – staff development and training in February We have got a number of sessions for staff this month – many looking at some of the new ideas in the digital world, such as QR codes, data curation, and an interesting look at how you manage your digital identity. Sessions are developed by […]