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Staff skills and responsibilities – key documents

An important element the Changing the Learning Landscape @ HYMS Project has been developing frameworks that will enable staff to create engaging online learning environments. Two important documents have come out of this process. The HYMS Standards for Technology Enhanced Learning: development policy 2014-17 sets out how HYMS teaching should

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New Blackboard – now with added Phase III!

The CLL Team are working hard to put the courses in place for the new look Blackboard in 2014-15. The structure this year is a stepping stone to the final arrangement of courses once all the elements of Curriculum Review have been implemented over the next two years. As such

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The 2014-15 Blackboard structure – a stepping stone

The Changing the Learning Landscape @ HYMS project has identified a need to transform the structure of HYMS Blackboard. Some of these changes are directly linked to the needs of the Curriculum review, but many are more fundamental to our desire to transform the use of the VLE and empower

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Can you TEL what it is yet?

The CLL team have been busy working on what shape HYMS Blackboard will take in the future. We’re looking to change the structure of the courses in the VLE to make them more engaging and to give more control of the content directly to those involved in teaching. Here’s a

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East meets west

Some Yorkshire-Lancashire technological collaboration in action – sharing resources and ideas.

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Sharing and learning

Most of the CLL @ HYMS team are spending a couple of days at Blackburn College meeting up and sharing our experiences with colleagues from Blackburn and the University of Newcastle as part of the next stage of our CLL programme. Me (Jon), Andy, Paul, Dom and Aseem are enjoying

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Technology at HYMS… now or in the future?

How would we like HYMS to be using technology in a year’s time, or three years’ time, or maybe five years’ time? Adding how students and staff use technology now to how we think it could be used in the future we’ve imagined a future day-in-the-life of HYMS, looking at

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A student view of technology at HYMS

Aseem Mishra is a HYMS third year student and a member of the Changing the Learning Landscape @ HYMS team. Aseem has been very active in helping to shape the programme, giving an incredibly valuable perspective on how students currently use technology enhanced learning in HYMS, and more importantly how

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A vision for Technology Enhanced Learning @ HYMS

What does it mean for me? Our vision is to develop and support a teaching and learning culture that enables students and tutors to engage, interact and build constructive learning partnerships within a conducive online and physical learning environment. The Changing the Learning Landscape @ HYMS programme will help facilitate

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What is Changing the Learning Landscape @ HYMS?

Changing the Learning Landscape @ HYMS is an externally recognized, nationally accredited, on-going programme to develop our use of technology to enhance the learning experience of our students. It brings together the aims of HYMS’s Learning, Teaching and Assessment Philosophy 2013 and the outcomes of the HYMS  2013 MBBS Curriculum

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