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Educational Technology

Durbbu 2016 – Blackboard’s Journey

Comment on VLE provider Blackboard’s keynote at #durbbu 2016 presented by Alan Masson and ponderings over whether the ‘journey’ is about technology or about ourselves. Masson outlined Blackboard’s view of a journey shared by both institutions and the company to increase adoption and increase innovation. Whilst this is certainly a view that echoes with learning technologists, both objectives […]

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Online and Digital Learning

Capture things visually and they’ll have an impact

Two lessons: the most important page of your VLE site is the first one; never underestimate the usefulness of a camera. Pretty much common sense, right? Here’s how these lessons worked in practice for me.

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Online and Digital Learning

Reflections on VLEs, design tools, the Cloud and more: Grainne Conole’s keynote (Durham Blackboard Conference 2012)

Part of a series of posts on the Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference 2012.

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Educational Technology

Moodle 2.0: File management and repository – file picker vs course files

I must admit, straight away, that writing this post has left me in tears. As I sob over my keyboard, my head is spinning in conflict about the way file management has been implemented in the brand new version of Moodle: Moodle 2.0. I’m hoping one day I’ll be able to write a post called ‘Dr. Strangemoodle. Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the file picker.’ That day is not today.

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Online and Digital Learning

VLE adoption – approaching meaningful use of virtual learning environments

This post is a plain-text equivalent for the ideas presented in the Prezi: VLE adoption – approaching meaningful use of virtual learning environments.