The impact of eLearning – March ’15 CPD day

Whole college CPD days pose a little bit of a challenge regarding eLearning training. With potentially up to 500 staff attending, a fixed number of sessions, normal capacity computer rooms, a mixture of abilities, needs, and experiences this can all have the ability to make large scale eLearning training a …

Turnitin User Group

This user group was held at Aston University and was always set to be a lively one after the annual outages that happened once again just before Christmas. The CEO from America, attended the meeting, to apologise and to reassure the UK academic community that steps had been put in …

Turnitin Conference 2013

Recently a member of the eLearning team was lucky enough to attend the 2013 turnitin conference at the Leeds School of Music.   For those who are unfamiliar with turnitin- it is a piece of software for teaching staff that checks academic work for plagiarism, we use it here in the college to check for …

Learning Spaces Workshop

Learning Spaces Conference report This event was a half day event held at the University of Nottingham and collaboratively facilitated between the London Knowledge Lab, the Open University and the Learning Sciences Research Institute at the University of Nottingham. There were many insular themes at the conference but the most …

ALTC 2013 conference report

The annual conference for the Association of Learning Technology was held this year at the University of Nottingham. Rachel Wenstone, the NUS Vice President gave the first key note and spoke about student expectations and partnerships and for the first year, there was a dedicated day for Further Education with …