Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group

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ELESIG is a community of researchers and practitioners from higher and further education who are involved in investigations of learners' experiences and uses of technology in learning. ELESIG members work together to share knowledge and practice and develop a shared repertoire of resources which will be of benefit to the community and the sector.

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ELESIG's first AGM

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Third ELESIG Scotland Meeting, University of Dundee, 21 April 2016

This blog will be expanded into a summary of the fascintating talks from the day. For now, here are links to the presentations:



Gillian Brunton: Transitions to postgraduate study for the non-traditional student (distance learning…


Posted by Vicki Dale on April 27, 2016 at 9:00

#BoldChat this friday (1st April)

Dear Colleagues,

This is just to let you know that this Friday (1st April), 08.30-17.00 BST, we will be holding our second #BoldChat (Blended and Online Learning Development chat), slow tweet-chat, on the subject of online learners. We have recently implemented this as bite-size CPD for teachers at the University of Glasgow, but would warmly welcome you all to join in discussions if you can make it. …


Posted by Vicki Dale on March 29, 2016 at 10:21 — 2 Comments

Skills Required to Facilitate Learning Online

This poster has been produced as an introduction to the skills required to facilitate learning online.

Understand more about facilitating learning online and help make the online world a creative, happy, productive and relevant place for successful online learning.

Please click this link for the free…


Posted by Katharine Jewitt on March 18, 2016 at 9:49

Using Microsoft Technology to Improve Student Learning

This is a five minute video I produced, for my work as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) to spark ideas on using Microsoft technology to improve student learning. 

I hope this will inspire you to try new things and spark ideas on how to use Microsoft Technology in your own teaching to…


Posted by Katharine Jewitt on March 15, 2016 at 15:31

Developing Good Practice Online Study Material

I've produced a powtoon clip (2 minutes 17 seconds) to summarise some of the key concerns of creating and delivering online study material re: the importance of structure and navigation in the development of online study materials.

Click the link below to view:  …


Posted by Katharine Jewitt on March 15, 2016 at 11:03

Preparing Students to Learn Online

Inducting and socialising online learners is important. I've created a free poster to help those thinking about different kinds of course induction activities.

What do you expect from induction, icebreakers & starting online study? Click this link for a free poster: …


Posted by Katharine Jewitt on March 9, 2016 at 3:42



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