Using social media to extend learning

A few weeks ago we spoke to a group of students about how they see the systems we use in the college. Although they felt LearnZone (Loughborough college’s installation of Moodle) and other applications served a purpose, students were asking for an easy and informal space to discuss and receive …

Apps for receiving student feedback

A good polling app can help teachers get an insight into how students are feeling about different aspects of their course. Polls can be  used to check understanding, assess teaching and learning, ask students anonymously how confident they are about a topic,  or simply gain feedback on how a particular …

Technology to support Hinge Questions

Following an insightful talk by Matt Bromley on stretch and challenge at our post-Christmas CPD day, the eLearning team came away from the session thinking about some of the technology available to support ‘Hinge Questioning.’ This is the concept of having a key question in a learning sequence in order …