"digital education" blog posts
Embracing Interactive Learning - H5P at the University of Liverpool
Posted on: 10 November 2023
Catching up about Canvas Connect
Just over six months ago Canvas Connect was established to support colleagues making the transition to the University’s new virtual learning environment (VLE). Now boasting nearly 200 members collaborating and sharing all things Canvas, we caught up with the two colleagues driving this collaborative space, Dr Tya Asgari and Will Moindrot, from the Centre for Innovation in Education (CIE) to find out more.
Posted on: 25 September 2023
Canvas Help for Staff: More help - Fewer Clicks
Canvas Help for Staff has been a supportive shoulder for many of you as we waved bye-bye to VITAL and welcomed our shiny new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Canvas, to the institution in 2021. Providing you with just-in-time guidance and information on all aspects of Canvas and it’s integrations, CIE now launches a new and improved version of the course, complete with a more intuitive structure, refreshed interface, and more constructive up-to-date content.
Posted on: 6 March 2023
Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022
Buddycheck is a peer evaluation tool used to help students to feedback and reflect upon the contribution of themselves and their peers towards groupwork tasks. This can be used to make assessment of groupwork fairer through increased accountability and peer-moderation of grades. It can also be used formatively as a prompt for reflection and source of feedback leading to development of teamwork skills. Buddycheck is intergrated into Canvas, and available for all staff at the University of Liverpool to use.
Posted on: 20 June 2022
Video and Lecture Capture for Learning Event
As most were easing into the new year and tackling the Christmas inbox overload, at CIE we were preparing to welcome colleagues from across the UK to an event which would look to discuss the pedagogic value of lecture recording and video for learning, as well as begin to address some of the concerns staff may have around these areas.
Posted on: 21 January 2020
JISC Connect More - 27th June 2019
Connect More is a JISC ran series of events designed to showcase how learning and teaching can be enhanced through the use of technology.
Posted on: 20 August 2019
Turnitin on Campus: Cultivating Academic Excellence – 20th June 2019
On the 20th June, the University of Liverpool hosted the first of a series of Turnitin on Campus events. These events held on campuses across Europe bring together academics, researchers and learning technologists to discuss topics that touch on cultivating academic excellence.
Posted on: 23 July 2019
17th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education - 5th - 7th July 2019
I attended this three-day residential conference at Lancaster University in anticipation of hearing some excellent keynote addresses and as organiser of the Saturday evening concert.
Posted on: 15 July 2019
PebblePad Super User Academy – Telford 14th – 15th May 2019
Ben and I travelled to PebblePad HQ in Shropshire to upskill as ‘super users’ of the University portfolio and learning journey platform. The plan after undertaking the course is to impart our newly acquired knowledge across the institution through CIE’s digital education workshops, support and guides.
Posted on: 11 June 2019