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Handwritten mathematical content on devices’ screens

29 May 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized By: Richard Chantler

It goes without saying that people cannot write or draw graphs using a mouse.    The top-of-the-range option for presenting handwritten maths is a lightboard, as used in Kahn Academy, such as www.learning.glass/productline/  and revolutionlightboards.com/.  More realistic options include various graphic tablets, such as the Veikk A30 tablet (approx. £40).  If staff already own ipads the new version of Mac OS (Catalina) now has a . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Newsletter May 2020

21 May 2020 Posted in: News Tagged: , , , , , , , By: Richard Chantler

Supporting D/deaf and Hearing Impaired students within an Online Learning Environment The following document has been produced by the Disability and Dyslexia Service (DDS) with input from The E-Learning Unit to provide in-depth information on how to support D/deaf, hearing & visually impaired students. It details a number of the challenges faced by these students . . . Read the full article

Running webinars with Blackboard Collaborate

19 May 2020 Posted in: Events By: Gill Ritchie

In this one-hour online session you will learn how to make use of Blackboard Collaborate for running webinars. We’ll show you how to: Set up a Collaborate activity in QMplus Create a link for those who cannot attend via QMplus Share your audio and video Use screen sharing, file sharing, chat and the collaborative whiteboard . . . Read the full article

Running webinars with Blackboard Collaborate

19 May 2020 Posted in: Events By: Gill Ritchie

In this one-hour online session you will learn how to make use of Blackboard Collaborate for running webinars. We’ll show you how to: Set up a Collaborate activity in QMplus Create a link for those who cannot attend via QMplus Share your audio and video Use screen sharing, file sharing, chat and the collaborative whiteboard . . . Read the full article

Running webinars with Blackboard Collaborate

19 May 2020 Posted in: Events By: Gill Ritchie

In this one-hour online session you will learn how to make use of Blackboard Collaborate for running webinars. We’ll show you how to: Set up a Collaborate activity in QMplus Create a link for those who cannot attend via QMplus Share your audio and video Use screen sharing, file sharing, chat and the collaborative whiteboard . . . Read the full article

Introduction to quizzes in QMplus

19 May 2020 Posted in: Events By: Gill Ritchie

The quiz activity in QMplus is a popular and flexible activity allowing you to set up quizzes to test student knowledge and provide feedback. There are 22 different question types available ranging from the standard multiple choice type to gap fill to more complex algebraic question types. Quizzes can be delivered in a wide variety . . . Read the full article

Introduction to quizzes in QMplus

19 May 2020 Posted in: Events By: Gill Ritchie

The quiz activity in QMplus is a popular and flexible activity allowing you to set up quizzes to test student knowledge and provide feedback. There are 22 different question types available ranging from the standard multiple choice type to gap fill to more complex algebraic question types. Quizzes can be delivered in a wide variety . . . Read the full article