Geography meets the iChamps!

Geography is the study of the physical world and with the rise of digital influence, it is essential to increasingly link this subject to the virtual world too. My role within the Geography department is to work with Dr Sally Hayward to encourage the development of Digital Literacies within my own year (1st years!) and Read more about Geography meets the iChamps![…]

Displaying Projects on Pathbrite

Clarissa Chay, Chemistry iChamp Find my Pathbrite here – www.pathbrite.com/clarissachay A massive part of being an iChamp is documenting what we do so it’s right there to see and we can share our progress easily online. Ever since iChamp training, I’ve been in love with Pathbrite as it provides such a visually appealing display of Read more about Displaying Projects on Pathbrite[…]

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[…]

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[…]

A workshop in two parts…

I recently delivered a workshop to the Faculty of Medicine Medical Education Unit. This presentation covered my work on my two projects (detailed elsewhere on this site – here and here).  The first part was focussed on the process of working with an iChamp to establish and achieve an appropriate goal (using Dr Angela Fenwick’s project as Read more about A workshop in two parts…[…]

Jisc’s Change agent’s network national meet up

  Last week Myself, Fiona and Clarissa attended the change agent’s network conference that took place at the Univeristy of Lincoln. This national meet up (summarised in my storify) run by Jisc was an opportunity for student and staff partnerships to showcase the innovative work they have been completing on student engagement. We travelled up to Read more about Jisc’s Change agent’s network national meet up[…]

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[…]

Italian Twitter project (Twittiamo) takes off

As an iChamp I am lucky enough to take part in a very interesting and innovative project with Alessia Plutino – entitled “Twittiamo“, meaning “Let’s Tweet” in Italian. Many students are using social media such as Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter daily, writing many of their posts in English. The beauty of this project is that Read more about Italian Twitter project (Twittiamo) takes off[…]