CoSector Blog

Bournemouth & Poole College select CoSector - University of London for its virtual learning environment

Overview

Sep 06, 2018

Topic: IT and Digital, Higher Education, Bloom VLE, The University of London, CoSector News

A day in the life of one of our Learning Technologists - France Barth

 France Barth is one of our Learning Technologists in the Bloom team at CoSector - University of London.

Aug 08, 2018

Topic: IT and Digital, Higher Education, Bloom VLE, The University of London

CoSector announces new partnership with Blackboard

We are delighted to announce  that we have recently formed a new partnership with Blackboard to introduce Blackboard Ally to help our customers in the education sector improve accessibility and inclusion for students. 

Jul 03, 2018

Topic: IT and Digital, Bloom VLE, CoSector News, Higher Education

How to keep students motivated over the break with edtech

It can be hard to keep students motivated over breaks as they lose their day-to-day structure and are surrounded by more distractions. However, students have deadlines that demand attention over this unstructured period, and with the help of...

Mar 22, 2018

Topic: Higher Education, Bloom VLE, IT and Digital

Moodle Compliance with GDPR

On 21 December, Moodle published its approach and plan in terms of supporting organisations with becoming General Data Protection and Regulation (GDPR) compliant under new EU legislation coming into force on 25 May 2018.

More general information...

Jan 12, 2018

Topic: IT and Digital, Bloom VLE, Services, Higher Education, GDPR

University of London & Bloomsbury Learning Environment Contribute to Sector-Wide Conversation on Technology in Education

Educators will now have a valuable insight into the way technology can enhance assessment and feedback thanks to a new e-book from the Bloomsbury Learning Environment (BLE).

Our partner BLE is a shared e-learning service for Birkbeck College, the...

Oct 23, 2017

Topic: Bloom VLE, IT and Digital, Higher Education, The University of London, News, Research, assessment and feedback practices

How Bloom VLE makes this long distance course a unique experience

The course was launched in 2014, and they've grown from nothing to over 150 active students within two years. 

Sep 30, 2017

Topic: Bloom VLE, IT and Digital, Higher Education

Why choose Moodle? Outlining the benefits

Why choose Moodle?

If you’re in the business of education or training, you’ve no doubt considered the use of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Perhaps you’ve heard of Moodle and are unsure of whether it is right for you or your users. Here...

Sep 29, 2017

Topic: Bloom VLE, Higher Education

How different subjects can use social media in higher education

Social media is a perfect way of incorporating edtech into real world examples, so we've come up with a few subject-specific ways lecturers can use social media as part of their taught curriculum. 

Sep 11, 2017

Topic: Higher Education

Blended learning, flipped learning... a glossary of important edtech terms

EdTech brings with it an array of terms that we may not all be familiar with. Here we aim to define clearly what several commonly used terms actually mean. 

Aug 14, 2017

Topic: Higher Education, IT and Digital