20 ways to engage learners

October 19th, 2015

20 Ways to Engage Students

A research study was carried out at PROCAT to investigate students’ expectations and experiences when using technology at college. You can read the research report here. The E-Zine below is a further resource, which follows on from the research report. It provides 20 key messages for Instructors, which summarises feedback… Read More »

hololens

October 16th, 2015

Microsoft Hololens

Coming to classrooms in the next 3-5 years…. I thought you may be interested to learn about an exciting new technology called Hololens that has been created by Microsoft. It is a headset that enables holograms to integrate with the real world. This may seem very futuristic, but this will… Read More »

what's the question

October 15th, 2015

What’s the Question?

A Video to Spark Ideas on Using Tripticoplus and the ‘What’s the Question?’ Tool Please watch this three minute video filmed at the Digital Learning Community of Practice on using Tripticoplus and how to create an interactive resource using the Triptico tool ‘What’s the Question?’. You can read more about… Read More »

tripticoplus word magnets

October 14th, 2015

Word Magnets Tripticoplus

A Video to Spark Ideas on Using Tripticoplus and the ‘Word Magnets’ Tool Please watch this three minute video filmed at the Digital Learning Community of Practice on using Tripticoplus and how to create an interactive resource using the Triptico tool ‘Word Magnets’. You can read more about Triptico here…. Read More »

ada lovelace

October 13th, 2015

No.1 female Scientists,Technologists,Engineers & Mathematicians

Female Role Models for STEM – 13th October is Ada Lovelace Day Who are your No.1 female Scientists,Technologists,Engineers & Mathematicians? The 13th October is Ada Lovelace Day. It celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer (10 December… Read More »

Katharine Jewitt Digital Learning Fellow

October 12th, 2015

Digital Learning Fellow elected on ALT Committee

PROCAT Digital Learning Fellow elected to the Association of Learning Technology (ALT) Communications and Publications Committee Katharine Jewitt, PROCAT’s Digital Learning Fellow has this month been elected to the Association for Learning Technology Communication and Publications Committee. The committee leads the development of ALT’s communication strategy and publications. ALT is… Read More »

construction symbols, hatchings and abbreviations

October 2nd, 2015

Construction Hatchings

Construction drawings require a lot of information in a small area, so abbreviations, symbols and hatchings are used. This animation has been created for PROCAT Prospects College of Advanced Technology construction students to learn hatchings, symbols and abbreviations on construction drawings. Play the video, sketch and test yourself. This video… Read More »

Using Digital technology to support Maths and English

October 1st, 2015

Digital Tools for Maths and English

Digital Learning Community of Practice in September 2015 – Using digital technology to support Maths and English About the Event #DigiLearnForum : On Friday 25th September, Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) hosted the Digital Learning Community of Practice for the sharing of effective practice between Colleges, Sixth Form Colleges, FE… Read More »