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Exploring E-Readers

As part of some reading intervention we are doing at school next year, I have been asked to look into getting some Kindles. I thought it was a great idea as our students LOVE technology and it would be something different from the typical reading lesson. 292 more words

The UK Medical Heritage Library: uniting digitised collections

The Wellcome Library and Jisc are delighted to announce the nine UK research library partners to the UK Medical Heritage Library project. These libraries will be making their historic collections available for digitisation alongside the Wellcome Library’s own 19th century works. 184 more words


LAMP and RefMe

To Birmingham at the start of last week for the latest Jisc Library Analytics and Metrics Project (http://jisclamp.mimas.ac.uk/) Community Advisory and Planning group meeting.  339 more words

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Enhancing Presentations for the Multimedia generation (An Infokit by JISC)

  • This infokit will provide guidance on best approaches in using presentation software such as PowerPoint, Prezi and Slideshare, looking at their advantages and disadvantages, using multimedia to enhance the content as well as sharing with students and learners.
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Can You Grid it?

Last week we launched our new design for our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Moodle. Our designers at Overt created it using their Overt Quick Metro design. 253 more words

PlanitUni @ JISC Bristol Event

After being selected as a winner of funding from the Jisc Summer of Student Innovation competition to develop our idea, PlanitUni, we were invited to attend the first event in Bristol from July 14th to the 16th. 722 more words


Through the Blender

Last week the LRC team was working with students on the Introduction to Careers in Fashion, Crafts and Retail. The team created content to help the students gather ideas for a project they were working on to design a necklace. 147 more words