Category Archives: Technology trends

Tools and Equipment to support digital practice – IT issues

The university has undergone an incredible amount of change over the past two years in terms of digital tools and environment, including the new website/portals and the new VLE. Many new VLE tools have been introduced, the change from Blackboard to Moodle having the largest impact. Early surveys … Continue reading

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Using iPads in Art and Design

We would like to compile thoughts and ideas of how we can come together and explore the use and integration of iPads at UAL. We hope to collaborate and research in the broad area of ‘Networked Learning Technologies in Art … Continue reading

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Web Literacy Skills

Thought this work by Mozilla is very inline with the DIAL objectives. http://erinknight.com/ ………prepare people for participation and contribution in today’s (and tomorrow’s) digital society and global economy. Webmaking skills can set up an approach to life in general that … Continue reading

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My Digital Life – Call for Submissions

UAL students are invited to submit proposals to give a presentation about their digital lives at the 2012 Designs on e-Learning conference hosted by UAL and Penn State University. This is an international conference dedicated to innovations in learning technologies … Continue reading

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Cap and gown learning on a shoestring budget

With novel credentials being developed and employers seeing the value of low-cost study based on open courseware, Jon Marcus asks if the bricks-and-mortar elite will end up on the wrong side of history – http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=419088&c=2

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Technology trends for consideration

Paper prepared by Geoffrey Makstutis  (course director CSM) and Patrick Roberts (course director CSM) January 2012 1.           Mobile – the new form factors for mobile and tablet is clearly going to be where things are moving. Already, we are seeing a … Continue reading

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