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Learning Technology in the College of Social Science

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Presentation given to the new staff induction to the College of Social Science, University of Leicester (September 2013)

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Learning Technology in the College of Social Science

  1. 1. www.le.ac.uk CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/pensiero/217713887/ David Hopkins david.hopkins@le.ac.uk 0116 252 3737 @hopkinsdavid Stephen Walker sw344@le.ac.uk 0116 252 5738 @StephenWalker
  2. 2. www.le.ac.uk CC BY 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/wilhei/109404349/ “Learning Technology is the broad range of communication, information and related technologies that can be used to support learning, teaching, and assessment.” Association for Learning Technology, 2010
  3. 3. www.le.ac.uk CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/6847046730/ “Learning Technologists are people who are actively involved in managing, researching, supporting or enabling learning with the use of learning technology.” Association for Learning Technology, 2010
  4. 4. www.le.ac.uk CC BY 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc/3367228632/ Support for: • Experienced / Inexperienced • Academic • Administrative • Research • Management • Students: campus / DL • Blended learning • Etc.
  5. 5. www.le.ac.uk CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5884796087/
  6. 6. www.le.ac.uk CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5884796087/ Blackboard for: • Communication • Learning Materials • Interaction • Reflection • Collaboration • Online Assessments • Online Marking • Video • Social Networks …
  7. 7. www.le.ac.uk CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5884796087/ Learning Technologists for: • Projects • Training & Workshops • Technical Expertise • Pedagogy • Hot Desk • One-to-one support
  8. 8. www.le.ac.uk CC BY 2.0 | http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomasleuthard/5983981845/ “The best learning technologists aren't all about the technology. They're not all about the pedagogy either. They walk the line between the two and care about what they do and what they could do as well. And if you come across a really good learning technologist - talk to them. They'll fire you up so that you'll believe you could do anything with your teaching.” Sarah Horrigan, 2012

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