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Optimal video length for student engagement

As we continue to look at the use of Panopto (including some nice editing options!) this post on student engagement with video is interesting https://www.edx.org/blog/optimal-video-length-student-engagement

iOS App – 2Do – EXPIRED

2Do By Guided Ways Technologies Ltd Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. Price: Usually £14.99 but FREE for a limited time……………..(until 12th June 2015) 2Do lets you take a completely different approach to managing your tasks. With its extremely… Read more » about iOS App – 2Do – EXPIRED

iOS App – Scalar: the Better Calculator – EXPIRED

Scalar By Sergey Mikhanov Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. Price: Usually £2.99 but FREE for a limited time. Scalar gives you an endless sheet of paper you can calculate on so you’ll never lose track again, even with… Read more » about iOS App – Scalar: the Better Calculator – EXPIRED

Tablet Talk

Since January 2014 LLS have run a series of sessions under the heading ‘Tablet Talk’. The idea for these sessions came from the ‘iPad Coffee Club’ run at Southampton University by our former colleague Tamsyn Smith. Tablet Talk is essentially a place and time for colleagues to meet and share practice and experiences in the… Read more » about Tablet Talk

CELebrate Conference 2015 – Day 3 – Thursday 28 May

Here is the agenda for the last full day of the CELebrate conference Launch of Succeed at BU 10am – noon, PG30a Presenters: Bethan Collins, Anita Diaz and Jane de Vekey Succeed at BU is a practical strategy and toolkit within CEL which consists of a combination of policy, practical student/staff support and underpinning pedagogic research… Read more » about CELebrate Conference 2015 – Day 3 – Thursday 28 May

CELebrate conference 2015 – Day 2 – Wednesday 27 May

After an excellent day yesterday, here is the agenda for today: Celebrating student inspired improvement 10am – 11am, PG30a Presenter: Steve Keen Student inspired improvement not only relates to the excellent improvement work students have completed in their health and social care workplaces, but also how they have inspired us, as academics to improve the… Read more » about CELebrate conference 2015 – Day 2 – Wednesday 27 May