Arts Faculty Takeover: The Language Learning Rollercoaster: Weekly Tests to the Rescue!

Throughout the 2023–4 academic year, we are running a new feature on the Learning Technology (LT) blog: a faculty takeover month! Each month, we will feature posts from different faculty members at the university. Every Friday, posts will highlight interesting work and ideas related to technology in teaching and learning and showcase unique projects from …

Medicine and Health Sciences Faculty Takeover: Microsoft HoloLens 2 and Escape Rooms

Expanding Horizons: Opportunities for Teaching and Learning with HoloLens 2 Throughout the 2023-4 academic year, we are running a new feature on the LT blog, a Faculty Takeover month! Each month (excluding December), we will feature posts from a different faculty at the University. Every Friday, posts will highlight interesting work and ideas related to …

Faculty of Science Takeover: HTML Notebooks in Mathematics

Throughout the 2023-4 Academic Year we are running a new feature on the LT blog, a Faculty Takeover month! Each alternate month through the year we will feature posts from a different faculty at the University, with posts every Friday highlighting interesting work related to technology in teaching and learning and showcasing unique projects from …

Faculty of Science Takeover: Student Partnerships

Throughout the 2023-4 Academic Year we are running a new feature on the LT blog, a Faculty Takeover month! Each alternate month through the year we will feature posts from a different faculty at the University, with posts every Friday highlighting interesting work related to technology in teaching and learning and showcasing unique projects from …

Student Drop-in Sessions for Moodle

Drop-ins are taking place for students to learn more about using Moodle, the university’s online learning environment. The Libraries’ Learning Technology team will be available to share top tips, answer any Moodle questions and direct to further resources and support. How to join Students can drop in at any of the locations between 11am and 2pm: …

Your University Journey: New Starters

Each year the Learning Technologies team, in consultation with colleagues in different departments across the University, curate the new starter module ‘Your University Journey’ which runs on Moodle for all incoming undergraduate students. It is a self-enrolment module, which students are encouraged to follow as they begin their journey through University life and join us …

Implementing UDL 3: Multiple means of Action & Expression

If you’ve read any of our previous blog posts on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) or encountered it somewhere else, then you’ll know there are three main principles of the UDL Framework, developed by CAST. Each UDL principle is designed to help academics and others involved in teaching to improve how we present information, engage …

Implementing UDL 2: Multiple means of Representation

If you’ve read any of our previous blog posts on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) or encountered it somewhere else, then you’ll know there are three main principles of the UDL Framework, developed by CAST. Each UDL principle is designed to help academics and others involved in teaching to improve how we present information, engage …

Implementing UDL 1: Multiple means of Engagement

If you’ve read any of our previous blog posts on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) or encountered it somewhere else, then you’ll know there are three main principles of the UDL Framework, developed by CAST. Each UDL principle is designed to help academics and others involved in teaching to improve how we present information, engage …

How to schedule announcements in Moodle

Did you know you can schedule announcements in Moodle to be sent out at a time you specify? Useful if you want to make sure the message drops in inboxes at a particular time, when you might not be around (or if you’re me, might not remember!)  It works for other forum posts as well.  …