Revision on the Go: the Neuroslice App

Introduction Medical students have an enormous volume of material to memorise about the human body, and during their clinical training they must fit their private study periods into the demanding schedules of their rotations. In this context mobile technology can … Continue reading

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Student Innovation: The LHSee App

Introduction See the video case study on Oxford Podcasts or the LTG YouTube Channel. As of May 2011 there are over 100 million activated Android devices worldwide, with numbers growing daily. Each individual user has access to a handheld computer with a … Continue reading

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Student voting: WebLearn’s Polls tool

Introduction WebLearn is a virtual learning environment that rewards its explorers. With such a range of flexible tools, a new user can be sure of finding a tool that can improve their educational practice or streamline administration. This was the … Continue reading

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Assessment for learning: Using mobile polls in the classroom

Introduction The use of formative assessment to develop learners understanding of key concepts is an established practice and used by many academics within the University. Introducing audience response systems into the lecture design can bring further advantages to this process … Continue reading

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Student Innovation: Developing Mobile Apps for Learning

Mobile devices such as phones and tablets can provide flexible and timely access to learning resources and learning experiences. Designing a mobile application to address a unique problem or serve a specific niche task is possible with some basic programming … Continue reading

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