All posts tagged conferences

Clicker tool PollEverywhere now available to staff

A “clicker” tool or Personal Response System called PollEverywhere is now available to staff at the School.
What are clickers?
Clickers, or Personal Response Systems (PRS), give tutors the opportunity to pitch questions to small or large groups of students in a classroom or lecture theatre, with the answers pulled…

Read more

Event overview: BETT14

Late last month I went along to the annual BETT show at London’s Excel exhibition mega-centre. The show covers learning technology for every stage of education, and a prior visit
meant that I was ready to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of people, stands and technologies on…

Read more

Event: Digital Literacy for Learning and Research

The Bloomsbury Learning Environment’s next event is due to take place next week and focuses on the development of digital literacies for learning and research. Full information on the event, including the afternoon’s agenda, can be found here, but basic location and booking information is as follows:


Read more

Event overview: The Future of Audio Feedback (Sheffield, 14/01/14) part two

Continued from part one.

Michelle Blackburn, Claire Taylor, Sheffield Hallam University, and Jo Stroud, LSHTM
Audio Feedback for Different and Defined Learners (resource link)
This session was informed by the HEA research project highlighted in the post’s introduction. The project seeked to evaluate how audio feedback is received by…

Read more

Event overview: The Future of Audio Feedback (Sheffield, 14/01/14) part one

One project I was working on prior to arriving at LSHTM was a Higher Education Academy funded study concerning the provision of audio feedback files for summative assignments. After conducting a literature review we found that the effect of this mode of feedback on diverse students was an understudied area…

Read more