Lecture Capture at Loughborough College

    Lecture capture has arrived! The eLearning team have just launched a project to embed Lecture Capture pilots across all departments. More information on the projects and outcomes to follow….   Lecture capture is a system which records a video  of the tutor whilst also recording anything that is …

Teenagers own 6 digital devices says research

A survey by IT firm Logicalis says that teenagers now own 6 digital devices and some 28% of the 1,004 13- to 17-year-olds questioned feel ICT is key to their future career. The research, was originally designed to establish the “digital footprint” of teenagers today, its recently published suggests that young …

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 …

Powerpoint issues

Important information about Youtube We have received a few emails over the past few days regarding embedding Youtube videos into Powerpoint presentations. There has been a few issues with the embed codes and Youtube videos are not playing- despite appearing, usually as a black box, within the Powerpoint slide. To clear this …

How to create an Infographic… and why?

The new team infographic! This infographic was created to visually highlight the presence of eLearning at Loughborough College, importantly it displays that there is a gap in the knowledge of staff, shows a need for training in this area and provides evidence of how staff could benefit from training. The …

Hidden sections

The new version of Learnzone also lets you hide certain sections of your course until you are ready to unveil them, which is handy when planning and creating course materials for the upcoming year.   This option allows you to decide how the hidden sections in your course are displayed …

New LearnZone

  From the 20th of August 2013 you will be able to log on to Learnzone to see the new and improved appearance! Learnzone has been upgraded to the latest version of Moodle, enabling improved usability. The simple and clean design of the new layout is the product of much hard work …

Our new office!

  Just to let you all know that we have moved from our little office (L101), and we now live in: B031 (JISC’s old office) Ext; 6342/6254 Come and find us!       If you cant find us why not email; eLearning@loucoll.ac.uk