SmiLE! Smart Learning Environments for Smart Teaching

HEA STEM: SmiLE! Smart Learning Environments for Smart Teaching Date: 21 Mar 2014 Start Time: 12:00 pm Location/venue: Sheffield Hallam University, Aspect Court, City Campus, Howard Street Sheffield Smart technologies can promote autonomy, flexibility and innovation where individual academics are open to recognising and exploring the opportunity. Creative academic practitioners, using personal tablets and apps, are able to … More SmiLE! Smart Learning Environments for Smart Teaching

10 Ways for Academic Development Teams to Exploit BYOD4L Momentum

The course runs over five days online from 27th to 31st January 2014. We expect participants to spend between 1 and 3 hours on each of those days in the typical model, but the course can be adapted to fit to different schedules especially where a more blended approach is being taken. 1.         Awareness – … More 10 Ways for Academic Development Teams to Exploit BYOD4L Momentum

BYOD4Learning course

Announcing a free new short course from MELSIG Dear colleague, We hope you had a wonderful break and the New Year started well for you. We would like to bring the following to your attention: The Media-Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group is offering the ‘Bring Your Own Device for Learning’ course (or short BYOD4L) 27-31 … More BYOD4Learning course

New Book on Student Engagement through Mobile Applications

A new book has been published which might be of interest to the MELSIG community. Laura A. Wankel and Patrick Blessigner have edited Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Mobile Applications: Smartphones, Skype and Texting Technologies published by Emerald (2013) as part of the Cutting-Edge Technologies in Higher Education series. (ISBN: 978-1-78190-509-8). Chapters use case studies, … More New Book on Student Engagement through Mobile Applications