All posts by Martin King

Senior Learning Technologist; MOOC Producer; Moodle, Turnitin, Grademark, Peermark, Panopto, Turning Technologies expert.

Considerations for online teaching Pt.2: Video

The need to now cater for remote learners means a move away from events and towards accessible, chunked content.

Recording guest speakers remotely

Do you need to record content such as interviews or conversations with remote guest speakers?  Pedagogically speaking, this can enhance teaching and learning by: providing learners with access to additional […]

Considerations for online teaching Pt.1: Presence

Some say content is king. Others say context is. But what about contact? The Flexible Education initiative at Royal Holloway, University of London is not concerned with creating online degrees […]

Migrating to online teaching pt. 2: MS Teams

What is MS Teams? MS Teams is an application designed to enable colleagues to collaborate and communicateregardless of where they are working from provided that they can access the internet. […]

Migrating to online teaching pt. 1

Royal Holloway aims to deliver as much teaching online as possible by Mar 23.  We have a rich portfolio of established institutional system and third-party services, alongside a mixture of […]

MOOC: Understanding Biological Energy

A free online course for young scientists To coincide with British Science Week (6-15 March 2020), Royal Holloway, University of London is launching a free, four-week online course; Understanding Biological […]

Lecture Recording Project: Next Steps

The first two weeks of term with an opt-out lecture recording policy have been incredible.  Here are some headlines and highlights: A fivefold increase in recorded lectures in Week 1 […]

H5P: Interactive Content in Moodle

About H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse rich and interactive HTML5 content. Linking it with Moodle allows academic staff to produce formative and summative assessment activities, as well […]

Lecture recording myths

As we move to record 50% of lectures at Royal Holloway starting in September 2019, it’s a good time to curate and deconstruct some of the myths surrounding this student-led […]

MOOCs: drivers, data and diversity

Photo by Andrew Wulf on Unsplash Introduction We have now produced and run, several times each, four Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with our partner FutureLearn.  The College portfolio continues […]

Student access to Turnitin Originality Reports

The challenges and potential approaches of providing students with access to Originality Reports generated by their submissions to Turnitin.

What’s on our screens?

A New Year’s resolution that keeps on giving. Not only have we been catching up and expanding our reading, we have also spreading the word – on demand – with our colleagues.

Today’s reading: MOOCs, Rubrics, Mobile AI

via “How MOOC Reality Informs Distance Education, Online Learning, and Conn” by Adelina G. Hristova, Fernanda C. Bonafini et al. via “One Team’s Journey with iRubrics” by Danan Myers, Amy […]

Encouraging and tracking lecture attendance with in-class Moodle quizzes

A recent tweet from Donna Lanclos ABSOLUTELY NAILED my understanding of the perception among many of the E-Learning Team’s role here at Royal Holloway, University of London: <RANT>This limited view […]

Reflective practice and feed-forward: A Turnitin PeerMark Pilot

Background During the 17/18 academic session the School of Law and the E-Learning Team collaborated to explore and ultimately embed the use of technology enhanced peer marking of student work. […]

Flip the lecture? We flipped the presentation

Flipping the presentation: reflective practice, pedagogy, and technology