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Integrating Flickr-based Images into Moodle to Increase Visual Appeal and Dynamism of Teaching Spaces
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 768–772
Images have long been shown to be an important tool for both learning and helping to develop community; in fact, there is at least one well-known English proverb that attests to this. One reason is that, used well, an image can remove the ambiguity...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1805–1812
Increasing pressures on staff, combined with increased requests for feedback from students mean that there is less time to do more things. Investigation into potential methods to assist the staff of the School of Engineering and Mathematical...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1999–2008
Motivation can sometimes be a problem for learners, especially when they do not find the purpose of a learning activity to be clear. Gamification is a recent concept, primarily from the web development industry, that can make learning activities...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1398–1402
Open Badges are a method, proposed by the Mozilla Foundation, to recognise skill acquisition and ‘informal’ learning, particularly as part of Lifelong Learning. However, there is also significant potential in the formal education sector. This paper...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4951–4958
Over the past few years there has been a dramatic increase in Online Social Networking, both in terms of the number of web sites that offer this service and the number of users of those sites. A key aspect of Online Social Networks is that the...
Topics: Virtual Environments
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 950–959
The physical campus is a shared space that enables staff and students, industry and the public, to collaborate in the acquisition, construction and consolidation of knowledge. However, its position as the primary place for learning is being...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 21, No. 2 (2004) pp. 72–80
This paper outlines the design and development process of an online annotation system and how it is applied to the sphere of collaborative online learning. The architecture and design of the annotation system, illustrated in this paper, have been...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4221–4228
This paper describes a project, funded by the UK's Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), to develop a Web Service that can provide annotation functionality as part of an extensive Web Service-based e-Learning Framework (ELF). The project uses...
Computers & Education Vol. 49, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 1308–1320
Annotation can be a valuable exercise when trying to understand new information. The technique can be used to create a ‘condensed’ version of the original information for later review and to add additional information into the existing document. The ...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 47, No. 5 (September 2016) pp. 993–1002
This paper explores a “pedagogy first” approach to technology enhanced learning developed by Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) as a method to encourage use of, and experimentation with, technology within teaching practice and to promote the...
Making Connections: Technological Interventions to Support Students in Using, and Tutors in Creating, Assessment Feedback
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 23, No. 1 (2015)
This paper explores the potential of technology to enhance the assessment and feedback process for both staff and students. The "Making Connections" project aimed to better understand the connections that students make between the feedback ...
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 20 (2012)
City University London committed in 2009 to make Moodle the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at the core of a new Strategic Learning Environment (SLE) comprised of VLE, externally facing website and related systems such as video streaming and...