Learning and Technology?

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Learning and Technology?
That’s a bit rich!
Sue Harrison
Learning Technology Advisor
Before we start… Turnitin
Process
UEL e-learning team
provided with details of
required Turnitin
Instructor accounts by
collaborative partners
Instructor Turnitin account
created (by UEL eLearning Team)
Instructor receives log on
email and logs in
(changing password)
Instructor creates a
Turnitin class with a Class
ID/Password and the
Turnitin Assignment
Students enrols in the
class using the class
name and password and
submit their work
Student receives
originality report and can
resubmit their work (in line
with UEL Academic
Integrity Policy)
Instructor reviews final
student submission
Learning and Technology?
That’s a bit rich!
Sue Harrison
Learning Technology Advisor
Technologies…
• Survey
Creation
• Social
Networking
• Blogging
• Podcast
Creation &
Editing
Lime Survey
ConnectingUEL
WordPress
Audacity
• Video
Recording
• Lecture
Capture &
Recording
• Voting
Technology
• Virtual
worlds
Flip Videos
Panopto
TurningPoint
Second Life
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Lecture capture
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Voting Technology
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Overview
Plug in to PowerPoint.
Enables creation of
multiple choice questions
for audience response.
Software is free, but
hardware needs to be
purchased.
Has analysis / report
building built into it.
Uses in UEL
• Available in the MLT in
Docklands.
• Some schools have
purchased portable kits.
www.turningtechnologies.co.uk
Lime Survey
Overview
Open source survey creation tool
Users can
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Create unlimited surveys based
on 24 different survey question
types.
Administer and deliver surveys to
an unlimited number of users.
Provide users with a URL to
access the survey
Review, manipulate and export
results.
Import data from other surveys.
Uses in UEL
• Create more flexible end of
module evaluation forms
• Staff & student focus groups
• University wide surveys e.g.
Staff Development Survey
• Individual research & student
projects
• Example Survey
http://surveys.uelconnect.org.uk
ConnectingUEL (Elgg)
Overview
UELs Social Networking Tool:
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Controlled by you
Informal
An emerging system
A safe environment
Users can:
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Join groups
Write Blogs & Discussion topics
Upload & share documents
Communicate & collaborate
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Uses in UEL
University wide initiatives
e.g. The Green Thing
Department / group /
module / assessment
specific sites
Individual blogs and
personal development
Conference Sites
http://connecting.uel.ac.uk
Wordpress Blog
Overview
In-house blogging tool
Individual or group blogs enabled
Uses in UEL
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– http://blog.uelconnect.org.uk/hab/
– http://blog.uelconnect.org.uk/rdbs/
Users can:
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Create blog posts
Add media (e.g. videos, audio &
images)
Link to other blogs
Make their blog available via a RSS
feed
School specific / project specific
blogs e.g.
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Individuals blogs
– http://blog.uelconnect.org.uk/rob/
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Individual student blogs / group
assignments blogs?
http://blog.uelconnect.org.uk
Podcasting / Audio Recording
Overview
Open source audio recording &
editing software.
Requires a recording device e.g.
Headset / MP3 recorder.
Uses in UEL
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Introductions to key concepts,
staff or modules.
Recording of entire lecture
Students audio recording for
group projects.
Users can:
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Record audio
Edit audio, create tracks and add
effects
Export audio as MP3 or WMA
formats
http://audacity.sourceforge.net
Videos & Video Conversion
Overview
• Recording of video content and
making it available for students.
• Recording using any appropriate
devide e.g. Flip video, mobile
phone, digital video camera,
webcam.
• Upload videos to server and
converting to flash (a web
accessible format).
• Make videos available on UEL
Plus, Blogs etc
Uses in UEL
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Guest lectures & short courses
Q & A with external experts
Course overviews
Guest lecturers
http://www.theflip.com /
Lecture Capture
Overview
• Enables the recording of the
screen, presenters voice and
video.
• Currently a ‘supported tool’.
Requires technician support to
record videos & upload content.
• UEL is investigating
implementing a wider scale
lecture capture project. Watch
this space…
Uses in UEL
• Guest lectures
• Short courses
– Example recording
• Distance Learning courses?
www.panopto.com
Virtual Worlds
Overview
• Second Life® is one of the
many 3D virtual worlds
(Multi-user virtual
environments) currently
available.
• Users engage in business,
entertainment, social
networking, gaming &
learning.
• A flickr site listing UK
universities and colleges in
Second life gives an
overview of some of their
activities.
Uses in UEL
• School of Health &
Bioscience HABitat
• Crime scene
• Wet lab
• School of Psychology
Virtual Campus
www.secondlife.com
Further resources...
• UEL e-learning website:
– Turnitin, UEL Plus, New Technologies,
Connecting UEL etc
– www.uel.ac.uk/elearning
• e-learning Mailbox
– [email protected]
...Thank you

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