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VLE Standards Project

The VLE Standards Project aims to review the current use of the University’s main virtual learning environment, Blackboard Learn and develop strategies to ensure greater consistency in the way it is used. Consultations with staff and students by the Learn Service team and the commissioned Headscape review in 2016 both indicated …

A photograph of the CMALT guideline documents and a cake with the CMALT logo

Celebrating the first year of CMALT

On the 20th of June we held a Celebration Event to celebrate our first year of supporting a cohort of staff from across the University to put together their CMALT portfolios. As I wrote my speech for this event I realised that this project has been such a pleasure to …

Celebrating the Diversity of EDE team

Today is the National Day of action for the 1 Day Without Us campaign, celebrating the contribution that our international colleagues and friends make to the UK. So I just want to take a moment to celebrate the diversity of the team we have in Educational Design and Engagement. We …

Playful Learning – Failure and Forfeit

Stephanie (Charlie) Farley – Open Education Resource Advisor for EDE.  Last month I had the pleasure of attending the Playful Learning conference in Manchester. The conference was pitched as an “intersection of learning and play for adults” with the purpose of providing “a space where teachers, researchers and students could …

Boy wearing space helmet plugged into a book.

A Student’s Perspective on Open Education

Martin Tasker – Open Content Curator Intern It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I am a massive nerd. I love finding things out; history, science, maths – you name it, I’ve probably spent far too much time reading about it. Two of my earliest memories were two …

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