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eLearningMeet: Debbie Pearson on whether YouTube videos can enhance learning

At the eLearning Meet on 29 June, Debbie Pearson from the Business School presented on the YouTube videos she created for her first year accounting students. She explained her development process and the students’ response: In December 2014 I noticed a short article in The Times: “clips […]

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eLearningMeet: Using Nearpod with primary education students

Emily Rotchell from the School of Education talked about her experience of using Nearpod with her Primary trainee teachers teaching Geography. Nearpod is an online presentation and polling application, which allows users to upload existing presentations (e.g. PowerPoint) as well as create new ones from scratch. Nearpod provides […]

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UR 2nd ‘eLearningMeet’: What did you miss?

eLearning Services held its second eLearningMeet in the morning of June 29th 2015. Four Roehampton academics along with four eLearning Advisers signed up to present for 7 minutes on their use of technology to aid teaching and learning. This post provides an overview of these presentations and […]

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eLearning Meet: Assessing trainee teachers’ programming projects

At our second eLearningMeet on 29th June 2015, the School of Education’s Miles Berry discussed some of the issues around training primary teachers to deliver the programming elements of the new school computing curriculum, of which he was a co-author. Miles discussed the online Scratch programming environment […]

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eLearningMeet: Bringing Code Club to Vietnam

The first presenter at our eLearningMeet on 10th June, 2014, was Andrew (Andy) Hoang who joined us via Skype from Hanoi, Vietnam. He was formerly an eLearning Adviser at the University of Roehampton and supported the School of Education. On leaving Roehampton Andy immersed himself into life […]

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eLearningMeet: Moving theory, virtual dancing – the transformation to distance learning

Two years ago the Dance Department was awarded a small grant to convert some MA modules from being delivered ‘face-to-face’ to having a ‘distance learning’ delivery mode. One of the modules that underwent this transformation was Dr. Stacey Prickett’s own taught module called Dance and the Politics […]

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eLearning Meet: Innovative ways to incorporate Qualtrics into teaching and research practices

This is a summary of notes based on a presentation given by Dr Jennifer Mayer, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, at the Roehampton eLearning Meet held on 10th June 2014 Qualtrics is an online survey tool and the Department of Psychology have been using it for about a […]

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Online Tools for Ordering Presenters and Timing Presentations

When we held our first eLearningMeet last month, we adopted a couple of handy online gimmicks that colleagues in the School of Education have employed to manage the sequence and timing of presentations at their TeachMeet events. You may find these two free, simple, effective and engaging […]

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UR 1st ‘eLearningMeet’: What did you miss?

eLearning Services held its first eLearningMeet in the morning of June 10th 2014. What is an eLearningMeet? Our ‘eLearningMeet’ is an opportunity for lecturers to come together from a variety of disciplines to share examples of innovation and good practice using technology in teaching, learning and assessment. […]

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Apple in the classroom

I recently attended an event organised by Academia UK titled “Apple in Further and Higher Education” The event was an opportunity to see how Apple products such as Mac’s and iPads were and could be used to enhance and support learning and teaching. The event was hosted […]

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