Sorry, a few months late, but a great resource to dip into!
Jane Hart has been compiling the Top 100 Tools for Learning from the votes of learning professionals worldwide annually since 2007. Last year she did a special Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016 selected from the votes of 1,238 learning professionals worldwide.
Some new additions for this year:
Zoom – unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform.
Grammarly – Grammarly lets you check for 250 types of grammatical, spelling, and punctuation mistakes – as well as for plagiarism
Lynda – Lynda offers thousands of courses to acquire software, creative, and business skills. (all University staff and students have free access to the courses on Lynda – sign in with University username and password)
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This is a free 5-week online course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning. It has been developed and lead by Professor Diana Laurillard (UCL) and Professor Neil Morris (University of Leeds).
More information and sign up here
Try something new this January with 5 days of connecting, communicating, curating, collaborating and creating with colleagues from across the UK and the rest of the world, beginning 16th January.
BYOD4L is a bite-size facilitated open course offered over 5 days for educators and students in HE but also anybody else who would like to learn with us as to how we can utilise our digital devices for professional, lifelong and lifewide learning.
Full details here
Thursday 16th June 10:00 – 11:00
This is part of a series of webinars delivered as part of the Focus On: Collaborative Provision QAA project.
Thursday’s session includes the University’s own Lynn Boyle, Programme Convenor BA Childhood Practice, School of Education and Social Work, discussing support of students, regardless of distance.
For more information and registration click here