Author Archives: Guy

About Guy

I am currently Enhancement Officer (for Education Technologies) at the University of Reading. I am also studying for a Masters in Research at the University's School of Systems Engineering.

Legal Skills student feedback on “automatic creation of templates”

The aim of the widget of the Portfolio Templates widget was to ease and, where possible, to automate the creation of the portfolios. In fact the project bid sets out the aim like this: Portfolio Template widget provides students with … 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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Legal Skills student feedback — introduction

In the next week or so, I will be publishing a series of posts here on the feedback we got from students on the Legal Skills piloting of the e-Portfolio Templates widget. This post is really just to explain how … Continue reading

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DEVELOP Video Series

This week I (rather hastily) produced a series of videos for Maria to use at the Blackboard Teaching and Learning conference in Antwerp next week. I’ve made them available here too to view at your leisure! Each one demonstrates a … 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 Educa 2011

From the 30th November to the 2nd December, I was lucky enough to go to Berlin to present for the Online Educa Conference. When I say lucky, I really mean it — I had the opportunity to meet many interesting people … Continue reading

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Feedback from the Legal Skills workshops

As I blogged previously, Pat and I spent some time going through the feedback I managed to collect at the seven e-Portfolio Templates trials I ran with Louise earlier this term. Please bear in mind that this is a qualitative summary … 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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Setbacks

A lot of the blog posts I’ve been putting up recently have been on the e-portfolio widgets so I thought I should take a few moments to explain what’s happening with the other widgets. Unfortunately, the project has had a number … Continue reading

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