Improving student engagement and interaction on Brightspace – Meet H5P If you are looking to enhance the content of your Brightspace units, you might want to look at H5P (HTML5 Package). So, what is H5P? H5P is an open-source technology that can be embedded into Brightspace Units and is designed to work across different platforms, including… Read more » about Improving student engagement and interaction on Brightspace – Meet H5P
There is a new feature on Panopto called Panopto Capture which enables you to record video, audio and screen without the need to download Panopto on to your device. You can then edit, save, and publish your recordings just like before. Panopto Capture has a new easy to use interface which makes videos quick to… Read more » about Panopto Capture – Recording Videos From Your Browser
Mobile devices provide students with the flexibility to access their learning as and when they require it and data shows that people are accessing their mobile phones up to 10 times every hour. So it’s important to consider how to deliver a quality Brightspace experience on smaller screens. Brightspace provides mobile access via the Pulse… Read more » about Best practice tips for learning design and mobile devices
Did you know that you can annotate and highlight the slides during your presentation to emphasize a point or piece of content? Used appropriately, this can greatly enhance the presentation and increase student engagement. One of PowerPoint’s many secrets, these tools are hidden in plain sight on the presentation screen. Put the slides into presentation… Read more » about Enhance your PowerPoint using the Presentation Tools
Called ‘Brightspace Pulse’ it was originally developed as a way for students to receive notifications, however, it has been redesigned and now offers almost full Brightspace functionality. Students can access their course material on the go and staff can manage their Units from anywhere. As an example, I was recently asked to help where a… Read more » about Did you know there’s an app for Brightspace?
Hootsuite’s report looks at the past 12 months in all things digital looking at how people around the world use the internet, mobile devices, social media and e-commerce. In 2018 there were more than one million new internet users each day with 57% of the world’s population now connected to the internet. Social media accounts… Read more » about Digital 2019 – global report on digital trends
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Microsoft have launched the Hololens 2, a much improved version on the original Hololens launched in 2015. Although cheaper than the original, at £2,680 per set this equipment is very firmly aimed at the industry and business environment. To read the full BBC article Click Here However, it appears that not all Microsoft employees are… Read more » about Microsoft launches Hololens 2
The CEL team are presenting @ Café Scientifique Bournemouth Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, you can explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Enjoy listening to a short talk before engaging in debate and discussion around that topic. Join us on… Read more » about Cafe Scientifique Tues 5th Feb 7.30-9pm – A ‘wicked challenge’: supporting our students’ learning with new technologies
Held over four days at the Excel Centre in London, BETT showcases the education, technology landscape with 800 +leading companies, 103 Ed tech startups and over 34,000 attendees. In other words, it’s big and it’s busy. Day One was attended by John Moran, Jenna Giles-Bodilly and David Hunt from CEL. Although there are a wide… Read more » about BETT 2019 Day One