Tips and Tricks for Technology Enhanced Learning
This website will be a place to share tips and tricks in using digital technology in learning and teaching. Katharine will be sharing handy tips and ideas in using technology in teaching and learning. A library of tips and tricks will develop as the project progresses. Please email Katharine if you have examples to share.
I hope you will want to regularly visit this website to share and discover handy tips and tricks in using technology in learning and teaching. You are encouraged to comment, provide feedback and test out the handy tips and share your own.
This website acts as a hub for digital learning. It will grow continuously, as the digital learning project progresses with new sections and tools added. I welcome your feedback on what you would like to see and find useful.
Tech Tips News from the Blog
June 17th, 2015
Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics Visit PROCAT Prospects College of Advanced Technology This PROCAT Digital website is produced to report on activity from the Digital Learning Fellowship at PROCAT Prospects College of Advanced Technology, funded by The Education and Training Foundation.
June 15th, 2015
I am asking all teaching staff to join me in the summer challenge to produce a learning plan for each major topic in their syllabus with an element of digital learning to support flipped learning. Please add a comment to this blog to join the challenge and for your chance… Read More »
June 11th, 2015
Britannica Free Trial for FE available now until 15th July Encyclopaedia Britannica is offering colleges an opportunity to take part in a free trial. To participate in the free trial colleges will need to place an order on the Jisc Collections website for Britannica Online Academic Edition and Britannica Image… Read More »
June 10th, 2015
6 easy steps that make the whole process of flipping your classroom, a little less daunting. The flipped classroom flips education on its head from a traditional lecture-centric approach to learner and activity focused. Students watch videos and complete online activities prior to attending face-to-face discussion sessions. Teacher time is… Read More »
June 9th, 2015
Useful videos demonstrating questioning techniques Basket Ball Technique Fish Bowl Discussion Student Centred Discussion Questioning Strategies Effective Questioning Techniques Socrative Method Visit PROCAT Prospects College of Advanced Technology This PROCAT Digital website is produced to report on activity from the Digital Learning Fellowship at PROCAT Prospects College of Advanced Technology,… Read More »
June 8th, 2015
Triptico Training Workshops with David Riley There are three Triptico training sessions taking place on Friday 26th June at Basildon Campus. I do hope, as many of you as possible, are able to attend, if you are not teaching at those times. Non Teaching Staff are also welcome. Triptico is… Read More »
June 4th, 2015
Bricklaying Students make video animations Videos are a fun alternative to written assignments, for students to demonstrate their learning and encourages creativity and learner involvement. Introducing the use of videos in the classroom, appeals to visual learners. It improves learners’ digital literacy skills, digital communication skills and group collaboration skills…. Read More »
June 3rd, 2015
Enhancing Effective Teaching and Learning by PROCAT staff Click the image for a full size placemat Keeley Clements, Functional Skills Tutor has been working on a project to improve questioning techniques of teaching instructors. The above image shows an instructor placemat Keeley has introduced. These are printed on A3 and… Read More »
May 28th, 2015
Accessible and Advert Free YouTube If you use YouTube with your students to watch videos in the classroom, then take a look at ACCESS: YouTube, a resource by Henshaws College. It is a simplified version of You Tube, making it easier to search and play videos and does not contain… Read More »