Learning Technologists in the Technology Enhanced Learning team
in Information Services offer advice, training and support on the effective use of technology in learning and teaching.
They provide a wide range of staff development services across the University such as technology demonstrations and tasters, dissemination events, training courses, workshops, individual and group consultation and advice, virtual and face to face drop in sessions and online training materials and resources as well as contributing to CSED's Academic Practice programme of courses including the MA in Higher Education Practice.
They are also involved in projects and pilots of learning technologies both within the University and nationally. Some current projects are Elluminate, Audience Response Systems and QR Codes.
These pages give you an overview of the Learning Technology tools and activities. The tools are provided and supported by a number of teams across the University. Some tools have been incorporated into mainstream provision while others are projects
and pilots of learning technologies both within the University and nationally.
Blackboard is UEA's adopted virtual learning environment. The web-based system allows for the easy creation and management of electronic teaching materials without the need for extensive technical knowledge. Blackboard can be used for a wide range of tasks from providing a simple set of lecture notes to hosting a complete online course for distance learners. Read more
Elluminate is an online collaboration tool, it is available via Blackboard or as a stand-alone web solution. You can create real-time sessions or rooms to which participants are invited, whether they are internal or external to UEA. Elluminate sessions can be used for a variety of purposes in teaching, research and administration as well as public and community engagement. Read more
Audience Response Systems
Audience response systems are a simple and easy way to increase student interaction and participation. Students respond using the handheld 'clickers' to questions posed as part of a PowerPoint presentation in lectures, seminars or tutorials, the results of which are immediately displayed as a graph. Audience Response Systems are equally useful for presentations, staff development sessions, schools work and public engagement. Read more
‘TURNITIN’ is a piece of software that has been created as a tool to help universities deal with plagiarism. Its main function is to help lecturers identify plagiarism in students’ assignments and locate the sources of the plagiarised material. Read more on the Learning and Enhancement Team website
| Training available in CSED programme
QR Codes are two dimensional barcodes. Many mobile camera phones with internet access can decipher these barcodes and provide the user with information or redirect them to a website. Read more
: extension 3237 (external callers 01603 592327), firstname.lastname@example.org
: extension 1541 (external callers 01603 591541), email@example.com
Technology Enhanced Learning Team