Enhancement & Innovation Team (LUBS)

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10 Types of Visual Content to Improve Learner Engagement

We love visuals. In fact, we are <b>wired to respond more to visuals</b> than to words. That is why, we are so hooked to Pinterest and Instagram. This is …

The Grind and the Streak: Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld

Rock wasn’t there to perform his old material. He wasn’t there to tell jokes he knew would kill. He was there to write—to work on and improve his …

Universities, don't rest on your laurels – use the Tef to improve

The teaching excellence framework (Tef) results give us a unique insight into teaching quality and student outcomes across what is now an extraordinarily diverse higher education system. The Tef team is not only publishing the results, but all the data on which the assessment was based. No higher …

Higher Education

Student Success, Retention, and Employability – Getting Digital in a High Tech, High Touch Environment

Sometimes it’s worthwhile to create a post that spans a variety of inter-related topics as a way of sharing a collection of ideas. When I was …

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

It’s easier than ever to start recording your iPhone and other iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. The release of iOS 11 puts iOS screen …

Higher fees mean higher student expectations...

Could the recent bill be a wake-up call rather than just a chance to hike up fees asks Peter Eyre, managing director, Meetoo<p>Posted by Sophie Beyer | …

Higher Education

Two thirds of Scottish students think staff need to improve their digital skills to keep up

17 May 2017Our survey of 1,001 learners has found that 63% of Scottish students think staff need to improve their digital skills to keep up. A …

Cybersecurity: why the education sector can't afford not to invest

Cybercrime is high on the political agenda and is attracting considerable government investment, but are universities and colleges doing enough to …

'You can tell by the way I use my walk...'

<b>We're losing the battle against fraudsters who are stealing or guessing our usernames and passwords with increasing success. So could analysing the quirky ways we use our devices - even the way we walk - provide an additional line of defence?</b><p>These days you can't walk down a busy street without …

Employee’s digital skills not being nurtured, despite growing need for data literacy

The majority of UK employees recognise the importance of data literacy to their career progression, but half have never been offered any relevant …

Digital learning: how to keep your students switched on

Universities will be busy this year adapting to the changes introduced by the government’s higher education reforms. But they mustn’t forget that there is more to the future of higher education than the teaching excellence framework ratings exercise: digital learning will also take centre …

Higher Education

10 Questions to Ask Before Installing a New Educational App

By Meg ConlanThis checklist will help teachers select apps that not only improve learning outcomes but also align with school and district technology …

Tech-Based Formative Assessment

As a one-to-one classroom teacher, I was able to leverage the power of a device in the hands of every student. I’ve put together tips for making the …

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S to rival MacBook Pro

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 S, a new locked-down version of its operating system aimed at the education market, and the new premium Surface Laptop in an attempt to challenge both Google’s popular sub-£300 Chromebooks and Apple’s premium MacBook Pro.<p>The new Surface Laptop shares features with …

Windows 10

Record Yourself to Improve Your Practice

My next experience with videotaping myself came when I was working on my masters’ degree. The school where I did my student teaching was a …

Pedagogy

The myth of the ‘digital native’

In 2001, Marc Prensky’s paper ‘Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants’ burst onto the education scene with a metaphor that managed to put into words …

These are the Happiest Places to Study in the UK

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 10:24am<p>According to a survey which ranked the best university towns and cities in the UK, the happiest students can be …

Northern Ireland

Social media in higher education: it's OK to fail

Far from being something only used by students, social media is becoming increasingly important to other communities in higher education. Eric …

Higher Education

Are the shutters coming down on UK higher education?

One sultry afternoon in June 2002, I discovered something strange. Leeds had the biggest indoor market in the UK, with more than 500 units. Owning …

Private Sector

Apps to Support Diverse Learners in the Classroom

Staying on Track<p>EpicWin is an organizational or executive function tool that is great for keeping students on task, keeping them from …

CoSN’s Planning Tool Helps Schools Move to a Digital Environment

By Jean TowerFramework offers up best practices to accelerate your digital transformation.

Clips on the App Store

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The 2017 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

By Meghan Bogardus CortezFrom gurus to classroom tech champions to communities, we’ve got the latest batch of top K–12 blogs.

‘Don’t call us lazy!’ Students call for activity tracking apps to be let loose on the education sector

23 March 201785% of further education (FE) students think an activity tracking app for learning and teaching would be helpful, finds our new survey. …

10 Apps To Help Students Study Better and Learn Faster

By: Josh Sears. 'Tis the season for final exams! If ever there was a time to take advantage of all tools imaginable to help your students get the …

iTunes U gains new annotation features, 1:1 video messaging and feedback, and media sharing between apps

iTunes U for iOS has been updated today with three new features. Annotation tools, 1:1 video feedback, and media sharing between apps are all included in version 3.5 released today:<p>What’s New in Version 3.5<p>• Mark up photos with instructions or comments using built-in annotation tools • Quickly send …

What I Learned By Recording My Classes

When Michelle Russell reviewed video of the classes she had recorded, reality turned out to be much different than what she had imagined was …