Immersive Education: Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift

Immersive education can been viewed as a class in which virtual reality, game-based learning and immersive environments are used as teaching techniques. A popular teaching tool or immersive technology that you may already be familiar with is Minecraft. Immersive technology is technology that makes the user feel and experience a digital world as though they are inside[…]

DigiDesk – The projects they did

In my last post, I explained why and how we at Barnet & Southgate College, set-up a Digital Helpdesk (DigiDesk). In this post, I would like to explore the projects that our students were involved in. Being a DigiDesk Advisor was not just about answering IT related queries and logging them on the helpdesk. Our[…]

DigiDesk Project – What is it all about?

My name is Angela Rideau and I set-up the DigiDesk Project in November 2013, at Barnet and Southgate College. This post aims to explain the project to anyone who is interested in potentially implementing the same idea at their organisation. The FELTAG report p18, has referred to increasing student engagement by empowering learners with digital technology by[…]