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Ma suite learning tech presentation

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Ma suite learning tech presentation

  1. 1. Using Learning Technologies in your studies Dave Harte MA Social Media
  2. 2. Computers <ul><li>Your log in works – </li></ul><ul><li>in the library </li></ul><ul><li>in B211, B225 (apple macs), B307 (pc) </li></ul><ul><li>Printing – buy credit, print to any printer </li></ul><ul><li>wifi – BCUOpenAccess </li></ul><ul><li>http://icity.bcu.ac.uk </li></ul>
  3. 3. Email <ul><li>Your university email is the one we’ll use to contact you on </li></ul><ul><li>(mostly) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Moodle <ul><li>Virtual Learning Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Course Management System </li></ul><ul><li>http://moodle.bcu.ac.uk/pme </li></ul>
  5. 5. My Moodle
  6. 6. My Moodle <ul><li>Course/Module Handbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment briefs </li></ul><ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Readings and reading lists </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle is central resource – use it (e.g. P Lab) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Other technologies we might use <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>As interface with your profession </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>As space to reflect on learning </li></ul><ul><li>E.g.: Posterous.com </li></ul>
  9. 11. RSS feeds <ul><li>Keeping up to date with our subject area </li></ul>
  10. 12. Social Media <ul><li>To develop our professional networks </li></ul><ul><li>To network with your fellow students </li></ul><ul><li>To interact with (some of) your tutors (whether they like it or not) </li></ul>
  11. 15. Personal/Private <ul><li>Use your time here to expand your network </li></ul><ul><li>Use your tutors’ networks </li></ul><ul><li>Media/Arts professionals – twitter ( http://twitter.com/o_donut ) </li></ul><ul><li>Business professional – LinkedIn ( http://uk.linkedin.com/in/carolinebeavon/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Real People – Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/daveharte ) </li></ul><ul><li>Photographers – Flickr ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/ioana_epure/ ) </li></ul>
  12. 16. Summary <ul><li>Flexible, ‘blended’ approach </li></ul><ul><li>Be guided by your tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Be sensible and professional </li></ul>

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