Category Archives: Dissemination

Highlights from the Blackboard T&L Conference, Antwerp, April 2012

I was lucky to attend a useful and productive Teaching and Learning event organised by Blackboard in Antwerp, which was attended by 240 delegates from HEIs across Europe. There were 5 parallel strands covering innovative teaching, efficiency, staff development, digital … Continue reading

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Corrected video link

Alex Spiers at Liverpool John Moores University was kind enough to point out that the audio in one of the video series I posted last week wasn’t working. I’ve now corrected this. The new, audible Video Upload widget demo can … Continue reading

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Blackboard Conference in Antwerp

As part of our ongoing evaluation of the DEVELOP project outputs and the dissemination of our findings, Maria will be attending the Blackboard conference in Antwerp next week to present the widgets and the feedback we have gathered. You can … Continue reading

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Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference 2012

Though this post comes a little late (circumstances prevented my doing it sooner) I thought it about time to post a little something on the Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference back at the beginning of January. The theme this year was … Continue reading

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Online Presentation for JISC Activity Week

Last Friday morning, I took part in a presentation on the DEVELOP Project for JISC’s Online Activity week. It was enjoyable if slightly bewildering experience, given that it was my first experience of doing an online presentation solo. At times, … Continue reading

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Summary of recent work

Summary of activity since the last Steering Group meeting: Clarification and further ongoing work on evaluation The evaluation of software created using the Rapid Prototyping development method is necessarily incremental and the acceptance of the tools themselves is a significant … Continue reading

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Presenting for JISC Activity Week

On the 18th November, I will be presenting along with Sheila MacNeill (JISC), Judith Pickering (Open University), and Stephen Vickers (Edinburgh University) on e-portfolios as part of JISC’s online Activity Week. The title is “Enhancing and creating student centred portfolios” and … Continue reading

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Abstract for Online Educa 2011

Last week (between many other tasks!) I managed to finalise the abstract for the presentation I will be giving at the Online Educa conference in Berlin in December. I’ve posted the final version below: The University of Reading has been … Continue reading

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DEVELOP at ONLINE EDUCA Berlin 2011

Our proposal for a presentation on “Extending the Functionality of the VLE: Engaging Students with E-Portfolios and New Learning Approaches” has been accepted and we will be presenting at Online Educa in Dec! We are pleased that we will be … Continue reading

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DEVELOP Project Lunch Summary

Last Friday, the Project Team gave a summary of the DEVELOP Project’s aims and the work done so far at a SeLCs’ (School e-Learning Co-ordinators) lunch event. About twenty people attended, five of them pilot leads from the project who … Continue reading

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