Webinar 14th April 1-2pm – The use of learning design within the virtual learning environment to promote students’ metacognitive skills

Our next webinar is on Wednesday 14th April 2021 1.00pm – 2.00pm. Use this link to book your place. Title: The use of learning design within the virtual learning environment to promote students’ metacognitive skills Speakers: Drs James Matthews, Crystal Fulton and Emma O’Neill, are UCD Fellows in Teaching and Academic Design and came together to […] View Article

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Webinar 24th March 2021: How are students experiencing learning online? What the data from our digital experience insights 2020-1 student surveys is telling us

Notes from ELESIG 2021 Webinar Series: second webinar on Wednesday March 24th 2021, 1pm – 2pm with presenters: Sarah Knight, Head of data and digital capability, Jisc Ruth Drysdale, Senior consultant, data and digital capability, Jisc Highlights With the continued pandemic, and the requirement of students in further and higher education to continue to learn […] View Article

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ALT ELESIG Scholar Scheme (pilot) 2021

Would you like to join the ALT ELESIG Scholar Scheme (pilot)? The Scholar Scheme (pilot) will be 6 months in duration. It will commence in February 2021 and complete in July 2021. The scheme is seeking both scholar applicants and scholar advisors. Scholar applicants are those seeking a professional learning opportunity Scholar advisors are experienced […] View Article

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Incoming ELESIG Officers 2020 – 2021: Who are they?

Each of the incoming officers was asked to write about why they were interested in applying for the role. This is what they have written. Chair: Denise Sweeney In my current role in the School of Education, University of Nottingham I support university teachers to reflect on their teaching practice with the aim of enhancing […] View Article

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Calling calling calling …for Officers of the ALT ELESIG Organising Committee

Background ALT ELESIG advocates for the theory and practice of researching learners’ experience in the context of technology-enhanced learning (TEL), formerly referred to as e-learning. Established in 2008, ELESIG (Evaluating Learners’ Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group), has raised the importance and profile of learner experience research nationally and internationally with the help of its […] View Article

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Introducing: Ashwini Datt (New Zealand)

Kia ora and hello from Aotearoa/New Zealand. I am an academic specialising in educational/curriculum development at the University of Auckland. My work and doctoral research focus on building capacity for teaching with technologies, drawing on my own experiences as a student and creator/facilitator of postgraduate courses. I first got acquainted with the ELESIG community when […] View Article

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One strand of our work: vote for a collaborative research project

Carrying out an inter-institutional collaboration on a particular research project of common interest was one of the suggested activities for our Special Interest Group by our members during our consultation exercise. Many a times we undertake small-scale research projects related to using technologies individually. But what if we all joined forces to design and carry […] View Article

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Renewing our vows to ELESIG: launching ALT ELESIG

ALT ELESIG was officially launched at the ALT conference in Sep 2019. In this blog post and at the online Winter Conference of ALT, we would like to mark the launch of our new platform under ALT as a Special Interest Group. So who are we? We are a community of researchers and practitioners involved […] View Article

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