Resources: Digital learning resources

14 resources found for "Digital learning resources"
Continuum : Developing electronic resources
This is a piece of ESCalate commissioned work led by Professor John Storan of the University of East London. The project explores the use of wiki technology to disseminate pre-course information to initial teacher trainees and on-course collaboration between tutors, learners and support staff. Wikis: disseminate key information to intending students effectively and efficiently; facilitate collaboration and up to date information and...
Education 2020
This is an article from the ESCalate Newsletter no. 10, Spring 2008 written by the education consultant Stephen Heppell. It looks at the recent past and current trends in the use of technology in education and tries to predict how these trends will continue to develop up to the year 2020. It looks at the rise of personalised learning, the impact of globalisation, increased flexibility and portability in the education marketplace and how current...
ePIC and Web 2.0 tools
This is an ESCalate Sharing Ideas grant to help organise events and disseminate best practice. The ePIC (e-learning and professionalism in context) Research and Scholarship Group is based in University of Dundee's School of Education, Social Work and Community Education. The group comprises some 20 academics in the School of Education, Social Work and Community Education, all of whom have research interests in this field. ePIC plans to host an...
ESCalate newsletter issue 10, spring 2008
This is a special edition of ESCalate Newsletter edited by Eddie Gulc of the Higher Education Academy and aims to explore some of the ways technology and e-learning are enhancing the way we teach and our learners learn. Articles in this issue include: Learning 2.0 harnessing technology to enhance education - Eddie Gulc, Interactive, collaborative online learning for undergraduates - Mike Jeffries Harris, Creativity in technology rich, flexible...
Event resources : e-Learning 2009 : a hands-on workshop
This ESCalate e-learning workshop at the University of Leeds guided participants through a range of e-learning applications such as wikis, blogs, social media, e-portfolios and accessible Open Source technologies. In this ESCalate workshop, HE and FE practitioners of e-learning in education guided participants through a range of e-learning applications in this free hands-on workshop. The resources from this workshop are available and include a...
Exploring the use of video as a method to promote doctoral students self-reflection on their research experiences
This is a student project grant given by ESCalate in 2008, to Carol Taylor of Sheffield Hallam University. This project aims to use digital video to facilitate doctoral students’ reflexivity on their doctoral journey. The practical element of the project will involve students participating in a series of hands-on workshops where they will gain skills in the use of digital video, editing and software packages (videopapers). In addition to...
Face-zine the future : moving to online teaching
This is an ESCalate themed funding grant for Teacher Educators for the 21st Century led by Dr Pamela Cowan of Queen's University, Belfast. With the current focus on online learning, this project examines the role of the teacher education tutor and the strategies used to facilitate teaching and learning online. It will report on ways that effective teacher-educators utilize technology to support student learning and participation, and to develop...
Our heads in a tag cloud
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 16, spring 2010. The authors write about how advances in technology are being used to teach students about sustainability. It also introduces new resources on the ESCalate Education for Sustainable Development website
Resources from Effective Teaching and Learning in the new and extended learning environments of the Digital Age
Resources from Effective Teaching and Learning in the new and extended learning environments of the Digital Age, a workshop held on 9th May 2011. This was organised by ESCalate and took place at the University of Birmingham. Resources are in the form of Powerpoint presentations and a PDF document, which can be downloaded
Seeing is believing
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by John McCullagh of Stranmillis University. Given the importance placed on reflective thinking within Initial Teacher Education (ITE) and the accessibility of digital video technology, this ESCalate funded research project set out to identify how video technology may support the development of student teachers
Switch that phone on! Extending higher education opportunities for the iPod generation
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter no. 10, spring 2008 by Steve Rose. It reports on an ESCalate-funded research project that explored the possibilities for learning using increasingly ubiquitous mobile computing devices, more commonly known as MP3 players, new generation mobile phones and mobile games platforms. It helped secure research and development time and the opportunity to ensure that Somerset College is now well-placed to...
The value of using video narratives for research
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Gordon Joyes write about supporting his education students’ use of video to help them and their peers reflect on the research process
The Videonarratives project
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 16, spring 2010. Carol Taylor, an ESCalate grant holder, shares her experiences of using video to record the key events on students’ doctoral journeys and considers ways in which these videonarratives can be used to develop their researcher identities
Videopapers and teacher education
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Elisabeth Lazarus explains how an ESCalate grant was the catalyst for her research into the potential use of videopapers with PGCE students