The Centre for Innovation in Education Blog

Microsoft FE & HE Training and CPD Boot camp

Posted on: 2 April 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

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I attended a three day training event with Microsoft learning about a number of software, apps and training opportunities that I feel could be implemented into learning and teaching at the University of Liverpool.

23rd Annual SEDA Conference (2018)

Posted on: 27 February 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Seda Conference 2018

On the 15/16 November, 2018, the 23rd annual SEDA Conference took place in Birmingham. CIE's Kate Evans was in attendance and provided this report.

CanvasCon Europe – 9th October 2018

Posted on: 24 October 2018 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

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I attended the CanvasCon Europe Event at the Barbican Centre in London about implementing Canvas and the change in VLE's. This blog post documents my experiences from the day.

ALT Conference 25th Anniversary (2018)

Posted on: 11 October 2018 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

A colleague and I attended the annual Association for Learning Technology conference in Manchester on its 25th anniversary. Together we prepared a post about the event and our experiences.

3rd Canada China International Film Festival (2018)

Posted on: 5 October 2018 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

On the 23rd of September 2018, the 3rd Canada China International Film Festival was taking place. CIE's Anna Chen was in attendance at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and provided this report.

VITAL things to get you started

Posted on: 14 September 2018 | Category: General

This summer, whether you were swimming in a deep blue sea or sipping a cocktail whilst watching the sun go down, the thought of VITAL was far from your mind. If you are reading this then you’ve been plunged back to reality and face the prospect of getting your VITAL module ready for the new academic year. You’re not alone in this and we can help with shaping your modules ready for you and your students. So we’ve compiled 5 top tips of what you should do when preparing your module

VITAL Upgrade - Summer 2018

Posted on: 13 August 2018 | Category: General

The 2018 summer upgrade to VITAL is complete and is now available for all staff at the university. Although it appears not much has changed, there have been a number of software tweaks, security improvements and bug fixes. Below we’ve highlighted some of the key changes that staff and students will find useful over the next academic year.

A Journey of Discovery

Posted on: 25 July 2018 | Category: General

As I write this blog post I have just boarded a boat, setting out on a voyage of discovery to discover new worlds! Ok that’s a slight exaggeration, I’m on a 24 hour ferry to Spain for a family holiday, but nevertheless this is still a journey that we have spent months organising, arranging transport, getting together the paperwork and planning our route etc.

An Introduction to CIE

Posted on: 10 May 2018 | Category: General

Paul Rowlett, Interim Director, Centre for Innovation in Education introduces the department and identifies the role it plays within the University of Liverpool.