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"Padlet's lack of imposed structure or order helped us find surprising and unexpected relationships between different sources, documents and digital objects". Interesting read:
 
Great to read what Sussex Uni academics are doing with +Padlet 
Several staff at the University of Sussex are using the free Padlet tool in their teaching. This post focuses on two examples. Padlet is an online board or ‘wall’ where multiple users can post text…
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#LTHE  chats are always interesting!
 
This week we welcome Dr Kirsten Jack (RN, PhD) @Heijinxs to explore the use of art in cross-discipline undergraduate education. Kirsten is Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan ...
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Good news for time travelers...
 
The Wayback Machine has funding to rebuild the internet archive and to add keyword indexing of home pages. It's always a popular site on my search workshops and people often ask if keyword searching is possible. It will be!

Grant to Develop the Next Generation Wayback Machine http://blog.archive.org/2015/10/21/grant-to-develop-the-next-generation-wayback-machine/
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Preferred screencasting software for teachers? Looking for something that's easy to use, good quality, stable, allows upload to YouTube and free. Any suggestions?
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Well there might be some possibilities with the digital media hosting project - many of these solutions come with content generation tools included, and whilst it wasn't the original brief of the project, this discussion shows that there might be a case for this kind of tool.
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Substance for the Google+ carve up rumours: 
 
Just wanted to confirm that the rumors are true -- I’m excited to be running Google’s Photos and Streams products!  It’s important to me that these changes are properly understood to be positive improvements to both our products and how they reach users.
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Has anyone used the double blind marking in MOLE? 
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Ian Loasby?
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How are people projecting from iPads in teaching rooms?

We have a presentation showing microscope slides where pinch to zoom etc would be very advantageous. 
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I use a lightening to VGA adapter 
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Hans Rosling checks his audience's knowledge of global trends in education, health and population. 
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Love anything by Hans, have emailed this to students to watch.  fantastic talk
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Dear All

We are recruiting for 2 Full Time/Permanent Learning Technologists to be part of the central TEL team here at the University.

Salary: Grade 7 £29,552 to £37,394 per annum, with potential to progress to £40,847

More Information: goo.gl/5WJ6S1

Informal enquiries should be made to Farzana Latif 0114 222 1168.

Do pass this on or take a look to see if this is something that is of interest to you. 

Farzana
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Learning Technologist, teacher, linguist, guitarist (kind of), husband, father, Homer Simpson lookalike... 
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  • University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry
    Learning Technologist, 2011 - present
  • University of Sheffield Library
    Learning Technologist, 2009 - 2011
  • University of Sheffield School of Education
    Learning Technologist, 2004 - 2009
  • Sheffield College
    EFL and Spanish teacher, 1994 - 2004
  • Thomas Rotherham College
    EFL and Spanish teacher, 1994 - 2002
  • Intensive TEFL courses
    Trainer and Instructional Designer, 1994 - 2010
  • Cambridge School Granollers
    EFL teacher, 1990 - 1993
  • Sharrow Citizens Advice Bureau
    Research and Campaigns Worker, 1987 - 1990
  • Anglo-European Study Tours
    Deputy Course Director, 1995 - 2000
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