MELSIG comes to the University of Derby

Continuing its commitment to provide the UoD with a forum in which to share good practice whilst debating current innovation in technology informed pedagogy, LEI hosted an event at Derby by the Media Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group (MELSIG) on Friday 20th April.

Ben Sams at the MELSIG Event

An independent organisation focusing on the use of digital media to support teaching and learning in HE, MELSIG brings practitioners together from across the length and breadth of the UK. This was the first time the group had visited the University and they left proclaiming it to be “up there with the best of their events!” Having attended previous events and deciding that theUoD had a great deal of innovative practice to share, Charlie Davis and Glenn McGarry, both LEI, invited MELSIG to Derby and with the help of various colleagues organised the event. Continue reading

Finding images to reuse

Learning content is often heavily text based and to provide visual interest images are frequently used. The difficulty comes when you want to find images that can be reused without infringing copyright. Below are a couple of methods you can use to find images either in Microsoft Office or on the web.
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