Using the VLE as a Trojan horse
Picture from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sari-coche/4457749167/lightbox/ Heard yesterday that the abstract I submitted for the HE Academy conference was rejected… so thought I might at least blog it! Authors: me, Alex Moseley, Nichola Hayes, Denise Sweeney, Alejandro Armellini and Jon Gunnell Abstract The presentation aims to give an overview of an extensive survey being undertaken at the University […]
Masters in Learning Innovation
We are currently developing a new Masters in Learning Innovation, which we hope to launch in September 2012. Here is a brief overview of it. Students taking the Masters in Learning Innovation will obtain a thorough critical overview of the use of technologies to support learning across formal and informal learning contexts. The programme will […]
Webinars for Open Education Week
On the 6th and 7th March 2012, the University of Leicester will be running a series of webinars entitled ‘Enabling universal access to higher education via openness and collaboration?’ to celebrate Open Education week. Gabi Witthaus in our team is leading on this and is doing a great job of lining up some fantastic speakers […]
A template for design
We are currently in the process of upgrading to BlackBoard 9.1. As part of this we would like to create a VLE template for incorporation in the new version. We think this has a number of benefits: It will provide designers with a set of guidelines and learning design tools to support the design and […]
The 7Cs of design and delivery
We are doing a small project at Leicester as part of the JISC-funded OULDI project. Essentially it is to do an audit of the OULDI tools and the Carpe Diem material developed at Leicester to create a new learning design offering that will be trialed and evaluated over the coming months at Leicester. I had a great meeting […]