[WEBINAR] 2 on Digital Health with @DigiHealthGen

Again, I kept rough notes from this webinar 'The World of Apps: Digital Transformation In The NHS': Check out https://simplysociology.wordpress.com/ Reminder of the project What are young people using in their everyday lives to learn about being healthy, to participate in online forums, use for tracking, etc. Combined versions to be healthy. 1000 11-18 year olds, surveys, what are the milestones for types of tech being used when/what for/what kind of health messages are they…

#TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an interactive employability unit #MMUBigAg

At 12:30pm today, I was going to seeking to reflect on how The Big Agency has developed as a Level 5 unit at Manchester Metropolitan University. There appears to be an issue with browser access for other participants, so we have re-arranged for 10th May 2017. I'm looking forward to hearing from others, queries as to what might/might not have worked, and suggestions for other options to try: #TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an…

"Students as digital partners and pioneers" with #JISCEL12

I finally managed to get into the JISC 'Innovating E-Learning' conference by working at home... I have a few to catch up on, but this afternoon joining the University of Exeter talking about their cascade project - students as digital partners & pioneers. Malcolm Ryan started us off with a question ... whilst people adjusted to using the software: University of Exeter We then went across to the University of Exeter to head from those…

JISC Feedback & Assessment Webinar

Unfotunately I wasn't sent the URL for this webinar and struggled to get hold of it until 30 minutes into the session (note to self: prepare for this when running own webinars), but joined at the point that everyone was having a practical go with Peerwise. Peerwise is free software, which seems pretty intuitive: Students use PeerWise to create and to explain their understanding of course related assessment questions, and to answer and discuss questions created…

Webinar: JISC: Open Mentor Technology Transfer Project

The project involved The Open University, King’s College London, and University of Southampton Rowntree in 1987 noted that assessment drives learning. How can we get to know our students, give better feedback & support student learning. E-assessment gives us a better idea of what students don’t know & what we/they can do better. Had groups with more formative assessment, and control groups who got normal feedback, and saw a significant difference. We know students want…