Mar 09 2017

Students on Tech

Have you ever wondered what students experience using technology for learning?

Our Students on Tech project features four current students who are creating a video blog to share their experiences. 

Recent entries include their reaction to the new ApAber mobile app, and Blackboard Student mobile app. 

Please check it out on their WordPress blog.  ...

Mar 06 2017

Turnitin Feedback Studio for 2017-18

We are planning to implement the new interface for Turnitin, called Feedback Studio, for next academic year. 

You will still have all your favourite tools for marking and text-matching, but in a more user-friendly interface. 

Interested staff can have a go at the new interface on the Feedback Studio demo page, or view a quick video and list of features. ...

Feb 16 2017

AberLearn Blackboard Redesign - Staff Focus Groups

Over the summer we will be re-designing the AberLearn Blackboard interface. To help inform this process we are holding a number of focus groups for staf ...

Dec 16 2016

Reflections on Teaching with Media Mini-Conference (13th December 2016)

Some reflections on the Teaching with Media mini-conference held on 13th December. ...

What and How to Teach with Video Jan 2017

As a follow-on to our mini-conference this week about Teaching with Media, I'd like to share a special opportunity with you. The European MOOC platform, EMMA, is offering a free online course starting in January that is right on topic for us. 

What and how to teach with video - https://platform.europeanmoocs.eu/course_what_and_how_to_teach_with_vid ...

Nov 26 2016

8/12/2016 Fforwm Academi / Academy Forum

We are delighted to offer a bilingual Academy Forum session in December. Translation will be provided and both Welsh and English speakers are welcome. Details are below:

Please book through CDSAP

  • 08-12-2016, 12:10 - 13:00
  • Hugh Owen - E3 E-learning Training Room 

Cefnogi astudio myfyrwyr cyfrwng Cymraeg

Study support for Welsh Students

Disgrifiad: Amcanion a dull

Mae Fforwm Academi Aber yn agored i holl aelodau cymuned y Brifysgol sy’n ymwneud gyda dysgu ac addysgu. Croesewir staff addysgu, tiwtoriaid uwchraddedig, staff gweinyddol/ cefnogol a myfyrwyr.

Mae’r Fforwm yn darparu gofod i rannu arfer da mewn dysgu ac addysgu. Mae pob sesiwn Fforwm wedi ei selio ar un pwnc.

Description: Aims and approach

The Aber Academy Forum is open to members of the university community involved with learning and teaching. Teaching staff, postgraduate tutors, administrative/support staff, and students are all welcome. 

The Forum provides a platform for sharing good practice in learning and teaching. Each Forum session is based around a single topic. 

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Nov 24 2016

5 December Teaching with Tablets

Have you ever wished you could teach your students without being tied to the lectern in our teaching rooms? 

Where and when

  • 05-12-2016, 14:10 - 15:00
  • Venue: Hugh Owen - E3 E-learning Training Room

Expected outcomes/objectives

  • Use Qwizdom Virtural Remote (QVR) in the classroom to run an interactive lecture
  • Use AirServer to connect their mobile device to a teaching machine and capture the lecture through Panopto ...

Academy Mini-Conference teaching with media

The use of video and other media for learning and teaching is a burgeoning area at Aberystwyth University. 

We are excited to offer AU staff and interested students a chance to see the many varied ways that video and other media is being used for learning and teaching at Aberystwyth Unviersity. We have a wide range of staff presenting, including a showcase of examples from IBERS, Khan Academy-style videos for teaching threshold concepts in Maths, digital storytelling for learning, Panopto and Blackboard for reflective learning, student-centred learning with video for modern languages (Lifelong Learning), using Captivate, InDesign and Camtasia for distance learning, and many more. 

Where and when

  • 13-12-2016, 14:10 - 17:00
  • Venue: Hugh Owen - E3 E-learning Training Room ...

Nov 21 2016

New look for Nexus

Welcome to our new look for Nexus! We hope you will find it easier to navigate and find useful material. If you have any questions or suggestions, please let the E-learning Group know.

Nov 02 2016

Enter your module for the Exemplary Course Award 2016-17

Are you doing something interesting with your teaching via AberLearn Blackboard? Would you like your module to be recognised as an exemplar of good practice? Enter the AU Exemplary Course Award (ECA). 

Details and a submission form can be found on Nexus on the AU ECA page.
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