When you first use discussion boards with your students, it is a good idea to give them some guidance around the etiquette of using these.
The Learning Innovation Unit has pulled together some tips based on recent experience (2017) of supporting the delivery of postgraduate distance learning programmes
Kaltura is the system UWE uses for storing and publishing videos on Blackboard but Kaltura can also be used by staff and students to make recordings, making it ideal for when you’d like students to record a presentation.
The term ‘webinar’ is perhaps mostly associated with meeting with a group of people, however the technology used for webinars can also be used
Encouraging students to use the feedback icons not only keeps them engaged, it gives you feedback too
Collaborate online in real time by synchronous text or voice chat
One way of making webinars more interactive, engaging and useful for learners is to use polling
TELU is a collection of free online micro-learning courses (“Micro-Lessons”) designed to help busy educators use technology to support their teaching and learning.
The Faculty delivered its first MOOC in September 2015 with a second run of the course in February 2016. Behind the scenes, members of
The Piazza environment is more akin to the online social media spaces that students often use outside of those provided by their university to talk about their studies. It feels less like an institutionally provided space and more like a space students can call their own.