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Supporting innovation in teaching, learning and learner development at Roehampton

iMovie 10.0.2 is here!

The latest version of iMovie has now been installed on the 4 Macs in the Green Room for those interested in getting creative with digital video. If you would like to explore iMovie, feel free to check it out. What’s new? The iMovie version 10 interface is […]

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Turnitin Course for Academic Staff: “What Can We Do With Turnitin?” (available on our Moodle)

The course introduces the key Turnitin components and features. It is based on the constructivist learning principle aiming to involve participants in a range of interactive and collaborative activities (via discussion forums, wiki, database and feedback facilities).  The course has a modular structure and will be used […]

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Keeping External Examiners Sweet

Context It’s important to keep External Examiners “on side”, but that’s not always easy and can be more challenging when familiar ways of doing things are superseded by new approaches. Hence, the drive towards e-assessment whereby marking becomes an online activity and hardcopy assignments are no more, […]

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Launched – Turnitin iPad app

Launched – Turnitin iPad app Turnitin have launched the Turnitin iPad app that allows users to mark work and view student originality reports. The eLearning team are aware that several staff have downloaded the app and are currently using it.  We are at present not promoting the […]

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Mobile LMS

lms mobile

Eleven colleges and universities will launch pilot programs of a new learning management system (LMS) designed primarily for mobile devices. “The EmpoweredU platform offers simple, common navigation for all classes and exploits the built-in functionalities and tools of a mobile device,” according to a company news release. […]

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The future of knowledge navigation

human machine interfaces

Will we ever reach the point in our human development where our relationship with our technologies becomes so natural that they become a part of us? Will we ever be able to claim that they are a problem free extension of our physical capabilities – seamlessly connected […]

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Moodle 2.6 Released!

moodle 2.6

The new Moodle 2.6 has been released and we can look forward to some exciting new features. Here’s a summary of what to expect: For teachers: Improved grading features. Easily review and provide in-line feedback by annotating on PDF files directly within browser. Conveniently allocate student assignments […]

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Khan Academy working with Getty to offer more open resources

getty khan academy

Through a partnership with Khan Academy, the J. Paul Getty Museum is expanding its open educational content program. The museum is providing a variety of art history and art resources with the aim of “developing a rich personalized learning environment across a broad variety of topics, from […]

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