My hunger for podcasts started when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which coincided with my “couch to 5k” challenge. I quickly got bored of listening to music and struggled to find new albums to really get into. In this blog post I share my experiences with podcasts; listening and developing and the pros and cons.Continue →
I can’t believe 2020 is almost over…what a year it has been. I feel a bit guilty when I look back over the last year, despite the pandemic, my year hasn’t been too bad. I’ve had to make adjustments, but I feel extremely lucky to be in the position I’m in. 2020 will be a year that many people will want to forget, but I’ve really tried hard to make the best of the situation and use the time I have had productively.
I’ve been quite selective with my CPD activities this year. One of my goals has been to develop content that is more accessible. Earlier this year I read a paper about Dyslexia and after doing some research decided to undertake a short course on the Fundamentals of Dyslexia Awareness by the British Dylexia Association.Continue reading →
I was recently asked to upload a virtual 360 tour of a police station into Moodle. The activity really impressed me; it was informative and engaging. It got me thinking, how easy would it be to create something like this myself? Quickly and on a budget.Continue reading →
Moodle 3.9 was released in June 2020 with a minor update released in July (3.9.1). Major changes include H5P integration, improvements to accessibility and the ability to copy courses. I’ve just installed the new version and these are my first impressions.Continue reading →
In this post I reflect on a recent situation as a student rather than an educator. Since the COVID-19 lockdown, organisations and institutions are shifting to online learning. In this post I share some recent issues I’ve experienced as a result of face-to-face classes moving online.Continue reading
With the Coronavirus forcing more and more schools and universities to suspend lessons, it has prompted many institutions to look at moving their face to face training online. It can take teams of individuals to move this type of training online, but it doesn’t necessarily have to. My advice? Keep it simple!
So recently I’ve been using a new video tool called FlexClip. It’s an online app accessed via your web browser that lets you create and edit videos. In this blog post I’ll be sharing my experience of using FlexClip and why you should definately give it a try!
In this post I reflect on my learning from Week 5, the final week, of the FutureLearn Course “The Science of Learning.”
In this post I reflect on my learning from Week 4 of the FutureLearn Course “The Science of Learning.”