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Mobile learning

Mobile learning enables students to learn in new and innovative ways, and adds greater flexibility to group working, co-creation, work flows and collaboration.

This collection of videos featuring University of Westminster staff and students provides helpful introductions to resources including Panopto, Padlet, Google docs, Poll Everywhere, Nearpod, virtual reality and many more.

Google sites and active student learning

Jane Chang, Senior Lecturer in Westminster Business School discusses how she has developed and embedded these google sites into students’ learning activities, highlighting the highs and lows of this process.

Integrating Publisher resources in Blackboard

Publisher resources are made available for many key academic texts and are used in a number of academic contexts. Rachel Lander, Course Leader in Westminster Business School, describes how integrating publisher resources into Blackboard can support independent learning.

The Design Studio is a developing toolkit which draws together a range of existing and emergent Jisc resources which support technology-enhanced teaching and learning practice.

Flipped classroom: implementation principles

The University of Westminster’s Andy Peisley and Federica Oradini, offer key principles to follow when implementing a flipped approach, along with lessons learned from an implementation they have undertaken.

Overview of and quick start guide for the flipped classroom approach from The University of Texas at Austin’s Faculty Innovation Center.

A resource produced by EDUCAUSE.

Flipped classroom offers the opportunity to re-think how you deliver content to students, usually to take the content delivery side of teaching and learning out of the classroom, or lecture theatre, using pre-recorded lecture videos instead, and using the valuable face-to-face time for activities that build upon the content.  The student-centred approach of flipped classroom offers a way for students to take part in deeper learning, engaging with the application of theories and concepts from the content video, in a supported environment and approaching the material in their own time and at their own pace.

Flipped classroom for business mega module

An overview of how flipped classroom has been employed in a Westminster Business School mega module (850+ students).

In 2013 the London Knowledge Lab published a literature review into use of iPads for learning in the compulsory education sector. Many of the findings in the literature review and executive summary are transferrable to post-compulsory sectors.

A resource from Macquarie University introducing some of the theory and background behind online discussions and how they can be best used in learning and teaching.

Using Flickr to support assessment

Angela Kingston talks about how she used Flickr in her module Curating Contemporary Art, part of the MA Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture.

Tools and resources from the HEA to support the integration of technology enhanced learning in your teaching.

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