GoPros: Educational powerhouses? Part 1

If you’ve not heard of a GoPro, I’d be very surprised. The GoPro, along with other sports action cameras, has taken over the market for small, affordable cameras that provide excellent quality video whilst being fairly easy to use. GoPros have been used on everything from holiday videos to blockbusters like Need For Speed (For…

The Digital Student expectations – do we know what we need to do?

The term Digital Student, coined a few years back is now widely used in the Higher Education sector in attempt to identify the needs and requirements of users entering their premises first time. This world of permanent connectivity, immersive exposure to social media and ease of global communication and collaboration is becoming more and more…

Programme Level Thinking

It is increasingly understood that a concentration on programme or course level thinking about assessment and feedback is beneficial to students. The TESTA framework and Viewpoints methodology particularly encourages lecturers and managers to consider students’ progression through a journey, and so rejects a focus on discrete modules. It is proposed that the same focus on…

Welcome to our Elearning blog!

Hello and welcome to the departmental blog of the Harper Adams eLearning team. On this blog, we’re going to be writing about our areas of expertise – thinking about technology at a programme level. Instructional design. Feedback. Moodle. Video production – they’re just some of the things we have planned! So, welcome, and enjoy. You…