This is a series of short videos on how to use the new Blackboard Collaborate Assessment tool with your students. Continue Reading The Collaborate Assessment Tool
Please read this guidance before using the free version of Padlet. Continue Reading Padlet
Use shared documents in breakout rooms for students to record the results of collaborative activities. Continue Reading Sharing files using OneDrive – Working in breakout groups
Understand sharing in OneDrive – creating live links to your files.
Continue Reading Sharing files using OneDrive – The basics
Suggestions for active learning activities using Panopto tools. Continue Reading Active learning using Bookmarks, Notes and Discussions in Panopto
Breakout groups allow multiple linked Collaborate sessions to happen at the same time; the online equivalent of students splitting off to work in groups in a classroom. In a breakout… Continue Reading Setting up breakout groups in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
In this video academics from FET tell us how they have used PebblePad to deliver authentic and innovative assessments to students from foundation to masters level. Continue Reading Six staff describe how PebblePad has enhanced their module
There are lots of good things about PebblePad (and a few not so good, too!) and in this article I will share with you my top three. Continue Reading Three great things about PebblePad
A wiki is simply a website on which users can easily create and edit web pages and edit the content (text, images, hyperlinks etc.) on those pages. They are good for group and project work where students are asked to work together to plan, develop or present their work. Continue Reading Wikis
A blog is a website which usually takes the form of a series of posts arranged in reverse-chronologocal order, i.e. the most recent post appears at the top of the page. Students writing their own blogs, commenting on other people’s blogs, and consulting blogs written by experts in their field are common learning activities in Higher Education today. Continue Reading Blogs
A wiki is a website where users can easily add, edit and delete content without specialist software or technical knowledge. Users can create new wiki pages and link them to others, and they can edit existing pages, including those created by other learners. Continue Reading Finding out more about wikis in education
For several years now wikis and blogs have both been widely used in Higher Education. Both are platforms for easily publishing material to the web and both provide a platform for feedback. Both are ideal for learner-centred activities with learners taking part in collaborative tasks aiding knowledge construction. And both can be used to deliver rich content for learners to absorb. Continue Reading What’s the difference between wikis and blogs?