Last Thursday about 100 people worked together to produce three new MELSIG toolkits at the #melsig_shu Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media event. Where did we get to? Our video team is topping and tailing a huge quantity of video from the three toolkit strands – this is made up of scenes of the day, … More Toolkit in a Day – did we do it?
Our #MELSIG_SHU event is happening all day 21st June. There are several ways you can join us through the day as we address the theme Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media and build three toolkits together using our Toolkit in a Day methodology. We will have 100+ people with us in Sheffield following this programme. … More Join us online for #MELSIG_SHU 21 June 2018
You know we’re building three toolkits? Social Media 4 Learning Flipped Active Blended learning Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes We want you to share a video tip on how you are developing, using or supporting any of those ideas. You can access Flipgrid via your desktop with a webcam, but we encourage you to install the … More Tip Collecting on Flipgrid
The third toolkit being developed in this week’s MELSIG Toolkit in a Day event will focus on Social Media for Learning. (See introductions to FAB and PPP) In considering social media for learning, we will take a broad view that encompasses the formal and informal experience of our students. Social media disrupts a traditional view … More Introducing social media for learning
Deb Baff (@debbaff), one of the facilitators of the Social Media for Learning strand of this week’s #MELSIG_SHU event Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media, has been using Flipgrid.com for collecting ideas and sharing experience around academic innovation. It’s a perfect fit for our toolkit building endeavours. It’s a social video app – you … More Flipgrid – sharing ideas about media-enhanced learning
The Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes focus provides us with an opportunity to revisit MELSIG’s roots and the widespread interest of innovators in the role of the recorded voice to supported learning, teaching and assessment. In this strand, we will take a broad view of the idea of podcasting and identify ways in which the ‘digital … More Introducing Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes
MELSIG is a voluntary association dependent on the collective energies of people who engage with it. With our commitment to making and sharing knowledge in the form of toolkits through co-production, Open Badges allow us to recognise the contributions of participants. MELSIG now has three badges it will award to recognise participation in building our … More Open Badges to recognise contributions