Anna Armstrong

Anna Armstrong

Anna Armstrong

I'm interested in the ways that technology can enhance teaching and make learning more engaging and accessible to everyone. I work with colleagues to develop their digital literacies and to integrate technology into every day learning and teaching practice. I provide a range of professional development activities through face-to-face, blended and online methods. I'm a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology.

Enhance your teaching practice with technology

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Open Course in Technology Enhanced Learning (ocTEL) starts this week
ocTEL by ALT CC BY 2.

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28 Ways to Spice Up Your Content in NOW

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Do you need some inspiration for providing learning materials in NOW?  Are you interested in the flipped classroom approach and want to provide more content online?
Here are 28 ideas for providing content through NOW using text, pictures, sound, vid

20-ish ways to use videos in learning and teaching

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20ish ways I use video as a lecturer, Dr Stuart Jolly, Sports Science
Dr Stuart Jolly, Course Leader for BSc Coaching and Sport Science, has put together examples of how he uses video as a lecturer.

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Three sources of free photos for everyone

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Photos, icons, illustrations, logos…
Images are great; they can bring your work to life or express a concept in an instant, and there are lots available out there on the internet.

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Radio 4 three-part series: My Teacher is an App

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Radio 4 explores how technology is transforming education
My Teacher is an App explores the changes in educational approaches in schools and universities as a result of the increased use of technology.

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Daily social micro-learning with Twitter

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How about getting involved in a daily social-learning activity?

It’s happening in Twitter and is a really convenient way to learn and share something new every day in less than 15 mins, and make new connections, too!  It’s being run by The Cen

The recipe for learning? App swap breakfast

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CC BY-SA 4.0 University of Brighton
Pedagogy, mobile devices and learning discourse over breakfast
What is an App Swap Breakfast?
An idea from the University of Brighton.

Twitter for teaching: 1. Getting started

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In this series, we’ll give practical examples of how you can use Twitter in your teaching to support learning.  We’ll start at the beginning: Getting started with Twitter.

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Get them thinking with online discussions

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Get them thinking
Do you want to offer online activities to supplement face-to-face teaching? Would you like to foster more participation from all your learners?
We’re offering an immersive online professional development course for colleagues

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Digital Practice in Action: Our Case Study Wins £500!

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My case study about developing digital skills through flexible delivery wins first prize!
The UCISA Digital Skills Development Group recognised the good work we did to develop digital skills in a large group of staff at a crucial time of year for the

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