Annual E-learning Showcase Wed 1st Feb – Win A Kindle!

We’re holding our annual staff E-learning Showcase on Wednesday 1st Feb from 11.00 am – 2.00 pm in Keith Green Building and very much hope Loughborough colleagues will be able to drop by; prior registration is NOT required. A buffet lunch including hot and cold drinks – and wine – will be provided. The theme of thisRead more

Introducing the Smartpen from Livescribe

Would you find it useful to listen again to a discussion from a meeting or lecture after the event? A Smartpen from Livescribe is a simple and useful tool to capture your notes so you don’t miss a detail. What is the Smartpen from Livescribe? A pen which digitally records both what you write butRead more

Recording student presentations using ReVIEW

Dr Dave Elder-Vass is a Lecturer in Sociology and a recent user of the ReVIEW automated lecture capture system. Here he describes his experiences and those of his students. This semester I’ve been running a module for second and third year undergraduates in the social sciences called Debating Society. I say ‘running’ rather than ‘teaching’Read more

E-learning Showcase

Yes, it’s that time of year again – Christmas is on the way, and so is our annual E-learning Showcase. The date is now confirmed as Wednesday 1st February 2012 11.00am – 2.30pm, this time in a new venue – the Keith Green Building, home of the Centre for Engineering and Design Education. The themeRead more

Loughborough Student Charter, 2011-2012 – new website

The Loughborough Student Charter, 2011-2012, was created earlier this year with the input of staff, students and student representatives from across campus. Signed by both Prof Shirley Pearce, the Vice Chancellor, and Rebecca Bridger, the Loughborough Students’ Union President, this document exemplifies the sense of partnership that exists here at Loughborough University. In addition toRead more

TurnItIn UK User Group

Manchester, 21/9/11 This was attended by 91 users, many from UK HE, but including schools, colleges and exam boards. A straw poll indicated a roughly 50:50 split between those institutions using Originality Checking as a formative tool for the iterative refinement of coursework (mainly new universities and colleges) and those using it as a summativeRead more

Papershow – a pen with a difference

We’ve just taken delivery of three new ‘Papershow’ sets which are now available for demonstration or loan purposes to colleagues. Papershow comprises a special pen equipped with a miniature camera and a bluetooth transmitter; a USB ‘dongle’ for your PC or laptop; and a pack of paper preprinted with tiny dots. It allows you toRead more

Countdown to E-learning Showcase

Not long to go now until the annual Staff E-learning Showcase, at which this year we’ll also be welcoming a number of visitors from other institutions. The full programme for the case-study presentations is now available at . All the presentations will be captured using the ReVIEW system and made available online shortly after the event.Read more

E-learning Showcase update

The annual Staff E-learning Showcase takes place on Wednesday January 12th from 11am – 3.30pm, based in the James France exhibition area. This year the overarching theme is: “Making efficient and effective use of learning technologies”  There will be a series of 15-minute case study presentations in CC013, delivered primarily by academics and recorded usingRead more

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