Accessibility Conference at the University of Nottingham

This week we asked Dr Christopher Ward, Digital Accessibility Consultant at the University of Nottingham, to provide an overview of the upcoming accessibility conference. Learning Technology at the University of Nottingham has organised a conference centred around the broad topic of digital accessibility, which will take place on Thursday, June 29th, 2023. This conference aims …

Five minutes with… Nigel Owen

Today, we are with Nigel Owen. What is your job role? I head up the Learning Technology Section and it’s my job to enable a bunch of very talented pedagogists, media specialists and technologists support the University in improving its teaching and assessment using their expertise in technology and media. I do this through listening, …

Five minutes with… Dr Tendai Dube

We asked Tendai Dube: what is your job role? Learning Technology Consultant (Apprenticeships), Faculty and School Support, Learning Technology, University of Nottingham Libraries I mainly help academic staff make efficient use of technology to support learning, teaching and assessment practices, especially for Apprenticeship Programmes. What 3 words describe you? Ambitious, Positive, Inquisitive Tell us something …

Five minutes with… Julian Tenney

What is your job role?  I am the Learning Content team Leader in Learning Technology. I have a great team and we provide services around video production and multimedia development to the University community. My work takes me all around the University and I get to meet loads of people and find out about all …

Webinars relating to digital learning: Advent Calendar #20

One benefit of the pandemic is that webinars became a routine part of professional development. I particularly like series of webinars which cover a variety of topics in learning technology and Higher Education. Here are some series of webinars that others might find useful. The University of Kent’s Digitally Enhanced Education webinars With contributors from …

Join our team! Advent Calendar #14

Today is the best opportunity you’ll see this month – come and join our friendly and professional team in Learning Technology at the University of Nottingham. There’s an advert out at the moment for at least one Learning Technology Officer (Deadline 08 January 2023) but keep an eye out for others coming up. The Faculty …

Why you should never reveal your SPY, SUPERHERO or ROCKSTAR name

You’ve seen it on Facebook loads of times (the examples are not real!). Questions like these: What’s your SPY name (middle name and current street name), e.g., Jane Middleham What’s your JEDI name (middle name spelled backwards, your mother’s maiden name spelled backwards): e.g.,Enaj NosnhoJ Your SUPERHERO name: (“The”, your favourite colour and your first car): e.g., The Purple Astra …