In what turned out to be a relatively low key event on March 21, 2016, Apple recently launched the 9.3 iteration of it’s mobile OS. The new iOS version provides one of the most significant updates for teachers. It delivers a new educational app called ‘Classroom’. This app is aimed at helping teachers ‘guide students

                  Here is a list of the upcoming webinars and courses focusing on mLearning.  Date: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Time: 10:00 to 10:30 In this 30-minute webinar, you will learn how to change the passive viewing of a video into an active learning opportunity by adding questions

If you were unable to attend the live session of this month’s webinar about the new features of iTunes U, you can view it in the video below. I’ve also created an example iTunes U course for you to experience it from a student’s perspective. Instructions on how to access the course is in the

Have you heard about the new features of iTunes U? Did you know that there is now a gradebook and discussion boards? Join us in the 30-minute webinar on Thursday, November 26th, at 10:00 to learn about the following. Creating discussion boards Using the assignment submission feature Grading your student’s work Giving feedback to your students Adding collaborators

The new  TV is here…

Sunday, 01 November 2015 by

One of the best things about being part of the Learning Technologies department at HCT is that we as a team get to try some of the latest gadgets, software and hardware out there in the market.  Our focus remains how well we can help our teachers integrate the best learning technologies in the curriculum,

How to share Blackboard ePortfolios

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 by

I often get asked by teachers about the best way to easily share ePortfolios from Blackboard Learn.  More specifically I am asked to show how students can share their academic accomplishments while undertaking their graduate/post-graduate programs. Sharing an ePortfolio in Blackboard Learn is a quick and easy process. Students can share their ePortfolio with others, both within

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