First scripting session goes well

As the part of the project we have arranged for 3 scripting sessions with Martin Hawksey to be delivered using Adobe Connect.  In preparation Martin and I had talked over the content we thought might be appropriate for the session and discussed the progress made so far by Dave Foord …

Two new Learning Technologist Interns appointed

The Learning Technology team have appointed two new members of staff that will join the team from the beginning of September. Both have experience of Learning Technology as staff but also recently as students which will add value to the team. You may see them around and hopefully they will …

Staff feed back about feedback

Whilst the Sport team has been using a similar Feedback sheet for some years it was interesting to hear staff discuss what the do and don’t like about in a meeting just before the Christmas break.  Even more intriguing was the way in which different staff use the form; some …

In the beginning, there was planning

After the initial excitement of winning the project Fast-tracking feedback has taken a slightly slower start, partly delayed by a wedding, a holiday, and the time it takes for paperwork to flow through systems however were are now up and running and looking forward to the first big milestone in …

Mentor and Critical Friend Appointed

The LSIS Leadership In Technology bid required our project to nominate a mentor, after discussion, we’ve secured the services of Martin Hawksey Google scripting extraordinaire whose examples of the wonders possible with Google scripts can be found on his blog.  As an added bonus LSIS have also provided us with …

Loughborough College wins another bid

In October 2011 it was confirmed that the Sport Team at Loughborough College  had won funding from another LSIS (Learning and Skills Improvement Service) project. This time for developing Leadership in Technology. The project is called Fast-tracking feedback using Google Scripts and by the end of it the team should …

Mahara

Mahara is an open source student centred e-portfolio.  It is an environment where students can collect, reflect on and share achievements and developments in a space they can control.  It also offers the opportunity for social networking, through forums, blogs and groups and formal assessment submission of student work if required. The table …