Val’s roving reports: Teaching with technology

Author: Val Lawrenson SFHEA   Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching valawreson@uclan.ac.uk   I’ve worked at the University since 2000 during which time a wide range of different technologies have come and gone. I’ve progressed from acetates, CD discs, pen drives to white board and now mobile devices! I am the academic liaison representative on the Technology Enabled Learning Team and Read more…

Five great reasons to use Yammer.

Author: Colette Fuller What IS Yammer? Many staff ask this question so if you are feeling a little confused you’re not alone! Yammer is part of the Office 365 suite of applications and is like a private social network – just for UCLan. It works much like Twitter or Facebook, but it differs in a couple of key ways. Firstly, not everyone can join Yammer. You must have a UCLan email Read more…