Giving my First Lecture

With major changes to the Biological Sciences field trip and the introduction of pre-trip lectures I found myself being invited to give a 25 minute talk in a lecture on the project I have been working on since September 2015 – the e-book. I was honoured to take part in this lecture and straight away Read more about Giving my First Lecture[…]

Collaboration, Communication and Continuation

For the last few months I have been collaborating with Michael Slade from California to improve the e-Book that I have created in previous projects. The e-Book is in its early stages of development as it will hopefully be a continual project that will change with the field course, even once I have left the Read more about Collaboration, Communication and Continuation[…]

A Review of Open Badge Platforms

As iChamps we have become familiar with a host of open badge platforms including those that I will review today – these include Open Badge Academy, Open Badge Platform and Badge List. I have reviewed the open badge platforms based on five areas: Badge Design Creation of Badges Interface and Navigation Instruction and Submitting Evidence. Read more about A Review of Open Badge Platforms[…]

Clarissa Chay and Courtney Rowan working as iChamps for the University of Southampton

Getting stuck in with Nearpod

Over the last month, Clarissa and I have been beavering away, meeting up with lecturers within Chemistry to introduce them to Nearpod, showcase how it could be used within their teaching and training them in using the app. This has proved to be a busy time for us as we have been tasked with introducing Read more about Getting stuck in with Nearpod[…]

Nearpod meets Chemistry

After our meeting with Andrea today, we had the go ahead to speak with members of staff within the chemistry department and implement our ideas as to how Nearpod can be used within the department. A big advantage of using Nearpod in Chemistry, compared to how things are run at the moment, seems to be Read more about Nearpod meets Chemistry[…]

Clarissa Chay and Courtney Rowan working as iChamps for the University of Southampton

Chemistry – Shiny new project!

It’s been a whole year since Courtney and I started out as iChamps and is now the perfect time for us to start our next project! It involves the app Nearpod, where students can open a web browser or the app on any device they have on them and follow the lecture as an interactive Read more about Chemistry – Shiny new project![…]

A neurophobia cure

This post is the belated second part to my report on the work I have been doing as an iChamp.  It will concern itself with my project with Dr Scott Border working on interactive video.  My report on my project with Dr Angela Fenwick can be found here. The main driver for this project was that most universal Read more about A neurophobia cure[…]

Oldie but a goodie

Some of my work as an iChamp has gone somewhat, unrecorded, and in this post and a follow up one I intend to correct that. So on with the show! What I would like to share with you today is my project with Dr Angela Fenwick; To establish a way of hosting informal interviews and face to camera Read more about Oldie but a goodie[…]

Being a Music iChamp: Tackling Music and the Web

Before becoming the iChamp lead, I completed an educational project with the music department – my undergraduate field of study. For this project I was working on a new module with academics in the field of Music and Web Science.  The Web has dramatically changed the way we engage, interact, explore and discover music.  This new course enables Read more about Being a Music iChamp: Tackling Music and the Web[…]