Tag Archives: eLearning

Top Tools for Learning 2016

Sorry, a few months late, but a great resource to dip into!

Jane Hart has been compiling the Top 100 Tools for Learning from the votes of learning professionals worldwide annually since 2007. Last year she did a special  Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016 selected from the votes of 1,238 learning professionals worldwide.

Some new additions for this year:

Zoom – unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform.

Grammarly – Grammarly lets you check for 250 types of grammatical, spelling, and punctuation mistakes – as well as for plagiarism

Lynda – Lynda offers thousands of courses to acquire software, creative, and business skills. (all University staff and students have free access to the courses on Lynda – sign in with University username and password)

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Abertay Learning & Teaching Conference 19 October

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Abertay University is holding its biennial Teaching and Learning Conference on the 19th October 2016 with the theme “Seeing Learning Differently”.  Kerr Gardiner will be the keynote speaker talking about “Moving centuries – the challenges and opportunities of creating a truly blended learning landscape” and the rest of the day comprises of a number of short talks, interactive workshop and a “Powered by PechaKucha” session.  Early bird rates apply until the 31 August so get your ticket now!  Tickets and more details are available at: https://abertaytle.wordpress.com/abertay-tle-conference-seeing-learning-differently/