Subscribe
Supporting innovation in teaching, learning and learner development at Roehampton

Archive for the Meet UR people Category

eLearningMeet: Using animations in eLearning materials

Paul shared his experience of using animations to support learning and teaching in higher education. The idea is that animations on Moodle pages and pedagogic web sites provide an engaging and immersive experience for students that can be used in a number of different ways. Paul found […]

Read more

eLearningMeet: Developing creative practitioners through an e-portfolio

Alison shared her experience of teaching the ‘Developing Creative Learners’ module for the first time. The idea behind the module is to create a context of informed understanding through a blend of reflective processing of previous and current polices, and how they stand in the light of existing […]

Read more

eLearningMeet: online exams for Journalism

Due to the many other wonderful presentations, there wasn’t time for this one at the eLearningMeet, so this post covers what I intended to talk about. In 2015 the module Reporting Britain, convened by Kate Wright, held its first online exam. The technology was already widely in […]

Read more

eLearning Meet: Moodle Completion Tracking and Conditional Activities

Due to time constraints I was not unable to present at the eLearningMeet event on 29th June. However, I intended to talk about Moodle Completion Tracking and Conditional Activities. Completion Tracking You may have seen check (tick) boxes appear against your resources and activities on your Moodle site. Those […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

eLearningMeet: Using Socrative to take a student exit poll

Julian Hargreaves from the Academic Enhancement Department spoke about his experiences of using the free poll tool Socrative. Julian explained that this could be used at the end of class to investigate how helpful something was, what students have learned and what they would like to revisit. […]

Read more