Tricks of the Trade (practical learning technology sessions) is now online and  open to anyone who would like to view the presentations.

The sessions run every Wednesday between 1 and 2 pm. Log into:


• 30th Sept: BoB – ‘Box of Broadcasts’ – How to integrate TV broadcasts into your teaching (James Leahy/Chris Rowell)

• 7th Oct: Using Wikipedia in HE (Gregory Toth)

• 14th Oct: Introduction to Eview/Stata/Matlab – Data analysis software (Perin Joseph)

• 21st Oct: Using EndNote – Referencing tool (Susan Hastie/Anna Williams)

• 28th Oct: Top tips for using Word to write a dissertation/article (Lorna Walker)

• 4th Nov: How to get published in the Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice (Keith Smyth – Professor of eLearning, UWS)

• 11th Nov: Publishing your research: Getting started with eBooks (David Hopkins. eLearning Consultant, Warwick University)

• 18th Nov: Using Poll Everywhere – Classroom voting app (Steve Dawes)

• 25th Nov: Using Periscope. What is it? How can it be used in the classroom (Lorna Walker/Steve Dawes)

• 2nd Dec: 12 Apps of Christmas (Chris Rowell/Andy Horton)

• 9th Dec: Smart Learning with Apps (Andrew Middleton – Head of Innovation, Sheffield Hallam University)