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ecoffee @ SGH: H5P for creating interactive learning objects

In November’s e-coffee@SGH we explored some of the possibilities offered by H5P (https://h5p.org/) – a free, easy-to-use tool for creating interactive learning objects.  H5P offers a range of content types, with activities produced in a mobile-friendly html5 format. We had a look at various examples of H5P in action, such as activities used in …

ecoffee @ SGH: Tools, projects and platforms that can engage students by Callum Taylor

Final year medical student Callum Taylor led this month’s e-coffee@SGH session, with an inspiring look at some of the tools, projects and platforms that can help engage students.  It was packed full of useful tips and information and showcased some really exciting resources. Video is a great way to connect …

ecoffee @ SGH: Making videos by Dr Scott Border

(Scott Border @ SGH, 2017) May’s e-coffee@SGH was all about making videos and had one of the best turnouts with attendees getting excited to see Dr Scott Border from Anatomy within Medicine discussing his journey creating podcasts and videos for the vastly popular YouTube channel Soton Brain Hub. His engaging …

ecoffee @ SGH: Twitter for Scientists by Penny Lee

Twitter was a popular theme for April’s e-coffee@SGH, with a great turnout to hear Penny Lee from Medicine’s Marketing team share lots of tips for top Tweeting.  Penny gave a brilliant presentation ‘Twitter for Scientists’, explaining what might be the benefits of engaging with Twitter, sharing advice about how to …

ecoffee @ SGH: Some AR and VR tools

In this month’s e-coffee@SGH session, Daryl Peel from the Digital Learning team demonstrated two tools that can help users familiarise themselves with a physical space, or even use a physical space to help familiarise users with a topic. ActionBound offers a means of creating interactive scavenger hunts, using GPS to …

ecoffee @ SGH: Thinglink by by Sarah Fielding

February’s e-coffee session was led by Sarah Fielding, exploring possible uses of Thinglink, a tool for making interactive diagrams and videos. Signing up for a basic account gives you access to upload 2D images and label these with a series of hotspots.  Each hotspot can link to an image or weblink …

ecoffee @ SGH: 12 apps of Christmas

December’s e-coffee@SGH explored some of the 12 apps of Christmas recommended by Dublin Institute of Technology and Regent’s University London. Both discuss how the apps suggested can be used in education, with case studies and examples. Sway is increasingly being used to create interactive presentations that students can work through …