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ecoffee @ SGH

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. Continue reading →

Learn to play, play to learn

Gamification is a word that has been thrown around with a lot of interest but very little action. Small pockets of innovators have produce astonishing pieces of work in various faculties across the university. As the new Learning Designer here at ILIaD I have a vision to bring together those innovators in Gamification and spread the word on what is capable with this learning design. (, 2016) It's estimated that 18. Continue reading →

Merit Pages, Inc.

Fiona Harvey's insight:Merit pages are created by the members of the network, so employers, universities etc can add your contributions to them. I don't have an account but it plays to the credentials theme and also portfolios. My only concern might be that as you don't own it yourself, or add to it, you cannot add context or learn from using it.See it on Scoop. Continue reading →

Webinar: Creating a new learning currency with Open Badges

Thursday 9th July 3.30pm (BST) Presenter Grainne Hamilton Open Badges provide a way to earn, issue and share achievements across the web and represent a paradigm shift in how and what we recognise in terms or a person’s ability. They can help people to evidence their skills, personal attributes and interests and are being issued by employers as well as educational institutions to link people to employment, apprenticeships and further learning. Continue reading →

Badge the UK – YouTube

We share the outcomes of the Nominet Trust funded, Badge the UK project, explaining how open badges are being awarded in schools and the impact they are crea... Fiona Harvey's insight: Great intro video and useful to share to give an idea of what Badging is all about. See it on Scoop. Continue reading →