This blog post looks at how we can promote sustainability when developing digital resources for learners, as well as things to consider when searching for Open Educational Resources.
Between March and June 2021, Zac Gribble and I ran a series of online sessions on the effective design and use of digital learning resources. This post brings together in one place all the project materials – webinar recordings, links collections and other guidance – developed as part of the project. This work was carried […]
Resources from an online session where we found out how staff and students at Cardiff and Vale College have explored using Second Life in subjects ranging from science to travel and tourism.
Resources from an online session for the post-16 sector in Wales on using audio and video in the creation of digital learning resources.
In April we ran an online session on creating and using Welsh medium and bilingual resources. Guest contributors included the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (Dr Lowri Morgans, Joanna Evans, Mary Richards and Enfys Owen), Welsh Government (Gareth Morlais) and Sgiliaith (Helen Humphreys). Thankyou to Lowri for this guest blog post, Welsh first, followed by English translation and further resources.
A look into some of the practical approaches to creating motivational online activities and learning environments.
A few ideas on how you can take your digital resources one step further by adding interactive elements. This article explores some of the practical applications of interactive content such as flashcards, interactive images/videos, branching scenarios and interactive case studies.
Lis Parcell chats to Jisc accessibility specialist Laura Hutton about sourcing resources for learners with additional communication needs and the importance of the user experience
Zac discusses digital tools that we can use for developing digital learning resources and what we must consider when selecting which to use.
Webinar Recording of Lis Parcell and Zac Gribble leading a session on effective digital learning development. Thinking about defining a digital learning resource and best practices for copyright, inclusion, privacy and images. Aimed at the WBL,ACL and FE sectors in Wales