Using technology

Rapid changes in the use of technology in education, training, work and in society at large led to many practitioner-researchers choosing learning technologies as their research themes. Many projects focussed on investigating blended learning approaches. A number of organisations considered specific e- and m-learning tools in terms of supporting learning outcomes. The sector’s need to adopt the recommendations of the FE Advisory Group on Learning and Technology (FELTAG), drove some team’s research work, along with internal development priorities and a general need to meet learners’ development needs and expectations. Read more

C.Groombridge(ShuttleworthColl)Organisation: Bedford College (Shuttleworth Campus)
Contact: Carl Groombridge
Title: Use of mobile technologies and augmented reality on animal husbandry and science programmes
Format: WordPress  Other themes: Assessment, teaching methods


S.Angus(BusinessImpactUK)Organisation: Business Impact UK
Contact: Stuart Angus
Title: Will making apprenticeship learning available as interactive online modules improve learner engagement and timely progression by promoting independent learning and allow training staff to engage remotely with learners?
Format: Infogramme  Other themes: Teaching methods


AR analysis PosterOrganisation: Charnwood Training Group
Contact: Craig Harrison
Title: Learners’ Perspectives on the Use of Mobile Apps for Situated Learning in the Hospitality Industry
Format: Video, poster and report  Other themes: Teaching methods

K.Wilden(Eastern&OtleyColl)Organisation: Easton & Otley College
Contact: Katie Wilden
Title: Changing the Face of Curriculum Design and Delivery.
Format: WordPress  Other themes: Teaching methods



C.Hill(G.YarmouthColl)Organisation: Great Yarmouth College
Contact: Carly Hill
Title: Technology in the Further Education classroom: A summary of action research into technology use at Great Yarmouth College
Format: Prezi  Other themes: Teaching methods

C.Clarkson(KirkleesColl)Organisation: Kirklees College
Contact: Cathy Clarkson
Title: Class i-pads: are they worth the time and expense?
Format: WordPress  Other themes: English, maths and ESOL, Teaching methods



Mid Cheshire CollegeOrganisation: Mid Cheshire College
Contact: Jane Howley
Title: Improving Academic Literacy in Foundation Degree students using interactive blended learning resources
Format: Newsletter poster and interactive learning materials
Other themes: Teaching methods



S.Moor(NewcastleColl)Organisation: Newcastle College
Contact: Stuart Moor
Title: Using VLE, educational apps and Augmented Reality to improve the learner and practitioner experience of blended learning
Format: Prezi

C.Francis_Wright(N.Warks&HinkleyColl)Organisation: North Warwickshire & Hinckley College
Contact: Catherine Francis Wright
Title: Towards a more engaging approach to Performance Appraisal Review
Format: Written report



Philips Hair Academy report  imageOrganisation: Philips Hair Academy
Contact: Mandi Hartney
Title: Engaging learners and employers using new technologies
Format: Presentation (interactive)  Other themes: Teaching methods, Employer and employability


E.Garcia(PlymouthCollArt)Organisation: Plymouth College of Art
Contact: Elaine Garcia
Title: An Investigation into the use of Facebook using Social Network Analysis (SNA) to Identify Students “at Risk” in Further Education
Format: Written report


K.Bhote(CityLit)Organisation: The City Literary Institute
Contact: Khorshed Bhote
Title: Teachers’ Toolkit Online Module – a Case Study
Format: WordPress



L.Mycroft&J.WeatherbyOrganisation: The Northern College
Contact: Lou Mycroft and Jane Weatherby
Title: Teach Different: Social Purpose Spaces
Format: Report


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