Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope

By | January 12, 2015

Happy New Year everyone! This year we’ve managed to acquire a Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope (thanks, Santa). We had quite a specific objective in mind for this tool, which, up until this point has been quite tricky to achieve – that is, to be able to offer the facility for clinical lecturers to pick up heart and lung sounds within… Read More »

Creating online learning resources

By | December 12, 2014

Trying to find out about the host of  ‘e-learning’ tools available, then signing up, and applying them to your particular brief can be a lengthy process. In this post my aim is to make you aware of some of the tools that are available, grouping them into categories so you can better understand their purpose and function. Actually, while… Read More »

Medicine and Dentistry Technology Enhanced Learning Team Newsletter (November 2014)

By | November 24, 2014

Faculty Teaching and Learning Conference: New Horizons in Professional Education We were delighted to welcome over 100 delegates to the Faculty Teaching and Learning Conference held on November 19th. Highlights of the conference included Professor John Bligh, Dean of Cardiff Medical School, discussing the joys and challenges of curriculum change and three very well-received workshops… Read More »

Dental Undergraduate e-Portfolio

By | November 23, 2014

On 1st September the BDS Programme launched an Undergraduate e-Portfolio, developed in conjunction with Healthcare Learning: Smile-on. Previously all student clinical activity was recorded on paper with students having different logbooks for the various disciplines they encountered. Now, all clinical work is logged electronically in one place. Clinical supervisors have been issued with iPads to… Read More »

Faculty Teaching and Learning Conference: New Horizons in Professional Education

By | November 22, 2014

We were delighted to welcome over 100 delegates to the Faculty Teaching and Learning Conference held on November 19th. Highlights of the conference included Professor John Bligh, Dean of Cardiff Medical School, discussing the joys and challenges of curriculum change and three very well-received workshops permitting delegates to investigate a particular pedagogical issue in more… Read More »

Bristol medical students scoop prizes at Belfast conference

By | November 20, 2014

Congratulations to the following students who, between them, won four out of the five prizes on offer at the Technology Enhanced Learning: a Medical Student Conference held at Queen’s University Belfast on 3rd October. Best Oral Presentation: Richard Bosworth (4th year) for his App on Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Malfunction Runner-up Oral Presentation: Ben Porter (5th… Read More »

Google Calendar Tips!

By | August 5, 2014

Lately, I’ve been giving some training in the use of Google Calendar. In the process I have learned a few tricks myself, and have been given feedback on things that people found most useful, which I thought may be good to share here! Tip 1: Clear your Calendar clutter by hiding early hours and weekends. At the… Read More »

Have electronic tablets replaced paper?

By | June 24, 2014

There is much talk at the moment about how tablet computers can revolutionise education. Indeed Apple’s iPad seems to have created a bow wave of interest in western society where not only do we all need a laptop and a smart phone but we need a tablet as well so that we can communicate and… Read More »

Latest Updates

By | May 19, 2014

Faculty of Health Sciences TEL Team Blog

The Health Sciences TEL Team are part of the University of Bristol Centre for Health Sciences Education. We also work closely with the University of Bristol TELED (Technology Enhanced Learning and Educational Development).

This blog will be able to give you an insight into who we are and what we do, as well as keep you up to date with our news, activities and events as well as:

  • Provide a source of information to staff and students in the faculty
  • Provide a point of contact for anyone wanting to get in touch and where to find us
  • Guidance on activities and services supported by our team and useful resources to help you with your TEL/e-Learning Project
  • A list of available equipment for hire
Keep scrolling down to read our latest blog posts!