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Plickers! An easy-to-use quizzing tool - Technology Enhanced Learning

Demonstrating Plickers with the question ‘what do you think Brighton pier should be called’?<p>The TEL team recently demonstrated Plickers at the annual …

eLearning

Great Tools for Creating Screencasts - A PDF Handout

Over the last few weeks I have shared my favorite tools for creating screencast videos on Chromebooks, on Windows and Mac computers, on iPads, and on …

How to Create Recordings of Your iPad's Screen

This week's Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week was about how to create screencast videos on an Android device. Shortly after posting that tip I had …

10 Tricks to Master Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts has been available for almost three years now, and while it still has a few minor issues, it’s still a slick and powerful messaging …

What killed the mobile learning dream? - Digifest speaker, John Traxler

26 February 2016Mobile learning has stalled, argues John Traxler, professor of digital learning at the University of Wolverhampton's Institute of …

M-learning

8 key steps to building a personal learning network inspired by @hrheingold

Howard Rheingold @hrheingoldWhilst doing research in preparation for a keynote presentation at the University of Cambridge on the theme of ‘making …

Learning

Get creative! Smartphones for learning - Technology Enhanced Learning

flickr photo by mrsdkrebs http://flickr.com/photos/mrsdkrebs/6400358699 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license<p>Mobile devices are often seen as …

eLearning

A-Z of apps, reloaded! Piktochart, Plickers and Trello - Technology Enhanced Learning

TEL’s A – Z of apps updated. flickr photo by mag3737 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license.<p><i>We first launched our A-Z of Apps in 2014 and</i> …

Apps

Context Matters in Social Media

I’ve been thinking for a while that the real barrier to entry on Twitter is the layers of context you need to have in order to be able to navigate it …

Social Media

Top Ten Web Tools of 2015

This is the eighth time I have compiled a list of the top ten web tools I have used during the year. I am finding it interesting looking back over …

Top Ten

Android Academicals

I sometimes feel like a second-class citizen being an Android user in education – especially higher education. Apple completely dominate the market …

Note-making and annotating with an iPad - which apps do I need? - Technology Enhanced Learning

flickr photo by S@Z shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license<p>When academics and students start using an iPad some of the first things they …

Some pinteresting visual ways to curate information in #HigherEd

<b>What is Pinterest?</b>Pinterest is a social bookmarking site that allows users to visually share and discover new interests by posting (known as …

Social Media Marketing

How to Use Diigo’s New Outlining Tool: Social Bookmarking Made Easy

<i>Productivity Tools for Students and Researchers</i> Social bookmarking is the modern student’s research tool. As I share in Reinventing Writing, research …

Google Docs

Learning through finding, choosing, sorting and sharing - Technology Enhanced Learning

flickr photo by catspyjamasnz shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license<p>Students have access to unprecedented amounts of information online …

Creating an Online Education Network Through Flipboard Magazines

As Technology for Learning Coordinator at International School of Geneva – Campus des Nations, Richard Allaway is part of a group of 4,000 schools around the world that teach the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.<p>Allaway says educators teaching the IB, particularly in his field of …

Review: Read's ePub reading app for iOS will make you more productive

iOS

How to Use Padlet: A Fantastic Tool for Teaching

<i>Useful Tools for Teachers</i>Padlet is a versatile, easy to use tool for every teacher’s toolkit. Let’s dive into Padlet and Learn the Basics.At the …

Education

Can Games and Badges Motivate College Students to Learn?

K-12 educators are well versed in the use of games for learning, so why don't colleges embrace the same kind of fun?<br>[[ This is a content summary …

Teaching

20 Productivity Apps to Keep You On Task (Infographic)

Apps mainly do two things: They either distract us or keep us on track. If you’re a busy entrepreneur or someone who works for one, it’s best to stick to the latter kind, at least during working hours, especially if you want to be a productivity powerhouse.<p>Productivity apps can give you -- and, …

Productivity

How to save a Periscope (@periscopeco) broadcast to your device

Periscope is a live streaming app that lets you share and experience live video from your mobile phone. When connected to Twitter, Periscope users …

Periscope

Encouraging student engagement through interactive lectures - Technology Enhanced Learning

flickr photo by teddy-rised shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license<p>With large lecture sizes there is always the risk that some students …

Reading On Screen

This site offers advice on how to make reading on screen easier.<p><b>Search</b> (right) for the device you are using, the type of file you are trying to read …

Design

Pinterest, image sharing websites and the law

Introduction<p>In this guide, for staff in colleges and universities, you will find information regarding copyright and other key legal considerations …

copyright

Reflective practice goes digital - Technology Enhanced Learning

flickr photo by Wagner Machado Carlos Lemes shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license<p>Reflective practice for academics in Higher Education is not …

Communicate and Collaborate Through Social Bookmarking

One of the challenges when working managing the abundance of knowledge and ideas is how we make sense of it. Although there is a tendency to rely on …

Google+

cross-platform productivity apps for EAP students

My students live obsessively on their mobile phones and tablets, sometimes too much so and most of us have had that mental debate about whether to …

Evernote

Plickers : Whole Class Assessment With a Single Device

If you’re looking for ways to carry out student assessment in a fun way, but you don’t have access to a class set of iPads to use something like …

Back-end

Did you know the impact of your digital footprint?

Have you heard of the saying, “The internet is forever”? Today, more than ever, there is a need to be concerned about the dangers of sharing personal …