Category Archives: Learning Technology

What are the pedagogical benefits of video blogging?

    Video is everywhere The use of video as an instructional tool in Higher Education is on the increase. The widespread availability of affordable technology has dramatically increased consumer access to digital cameras, smartphones and tablets. Alongside this, the … Continue reading

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Using Trello for project management

Trello is a tool that enables you to create lists. Sounds simple enough? It is – but it’s also a powerful tool for enabling people to collaborate on projects. The UCA Learning 2 Learn project team are currently using Trello … Continue reading

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Using Padlet for crowdsourcing and collaboration

– A simple blogging platform to collaborate and disseminate – One place to easily contribute together – Simple crowdsourcing tool FIND OUT MORE

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How does Digital Literacy challenge and shape the way we learn?

  Do digital natives exist? One of the main debates in recent educational research has been the perceived digital divide between natives and immigrants. The phrases digital natives and digital immigrants were first used by Marc Prensky (2001) to identify … Continue reading

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How has Google affected the way students learn?

I recently came across this article on the excellent Mindshift blog about how Google is affecting the way students learn. In the article, the author considers how the ability to ‘search’ is changing how students approach their learning, and the … Continue reading

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Online Workshops

UCA’s Centre for Digital Scholarship is now offering online workshops. These explore aspects of digital pedagogy and provide an opportunity for UCA staff to build their confidence in creating effective online learning experiences. Book now to avoid disappointment! myUCA Masterclass: … Continue reading

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A quick guide to blogging

What is a blog? If you’re not familiar with the term ‘blog’ it can be difficult to see how a blog can enhance learning. Think of a blog as a sketchbook or an exercise book. Each page constitutes a new … Continue reading

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