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Twiddla: team whiteboarding

Twiddla: team whiteboarding
Twiddla is a useful and simple online collaboration tool that you might like to try with your students. It’s website says: “It’s browser-agnostic, user friendly, and probably more fun than you’re supposed to be having at work.” Twiddla has been recommended by one of our current BOT participants, Mimi Li from SHTM, who says: “Twiddla allows many guests and...

Horizon Report 2014

Horizon Report 2014
The internationally recognised Horizon Report on educational technology, its trends and challenges, has been released for this year. The Higher Education Edition is of particular interest. It contains three sections: Key Trends Accelerating Higher Education Technology Adoption Significant Challenges Impeding Higher Education Technology Adoption Important Developments in Educational...

Delivering Mobile Learning via Blackboar...

Delivering Mobile Learning via Blackboard: Lessons from the UAE
Nick Nunnington, a former Associate Vice Provost of the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), made a presentation to PolyU on September 26, 2013. He discussed the integrated online/mobile learning environment he had developed in the Higher Colleges of Technology in the UAE, and the success of his approach to transformational change management skills, which...

New CoPs @ PolyU

New CoPs @ PolyU
There are lots of new developments at PolyU related to Communities of Practice (CoPs). Prof. Chetwyn Chan, Associate Vice President (Learning & Teaching),  announced in a recent email (18/10) the official launch of PolyU’s Communities of Practice and associated website. There are five themed CoPs: Academic advising/ Enhancing students’ English abilities/ Developing,...

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