Tag Archives: Wikis

Building up Blackboard – showing what our VLE can do

After a year abroad in Austria I’m now back in Reading and involved with the Digitally Ready project once again!  I wrote a blog post before about the work I did with Cindy Becker on online placement support – Digitally … Continue reading

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Digitally Ready for employability: online placement support

I have been involved in the Digitally Ready project here at Reading since June 2012, working with Dr. Lucinda (Cindy) Becker, Placement Tutor in the Department of English Language and Literature, to improve the information available to English Literature students about academic … Continue reading

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Hatchpath: University of Reading is launch site for new collaborative software

I’ve just stumbled across http://hatchpath.com, a site for student exchange of information on their modules.  It seems to have very smooth and intuitive tools for information sharing and strikes me as quite Facebook-like in its approach to making things easy. … Continue reading

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Saint or sinner?

ve been hearing a lot recently about the need for a code of practice to guide our students in their use of web 2.0 and social media when part of their learning programme. This was a recurrent theme at last … Continue reading

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