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This case study describes using the Xerte online eLearning Authoring system to develop resources for a blended learning course.

The aim was to increase the quality of communication of the module content, through interactive learning opportunities for distance learners.  It was also anticipated that supplementary materials for other modules in the School of Education could progressively be provided in this format.

Case Study (case study, PDF 515.6 KB)

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Xerte may be used as a tool to create interactive content and material which may be used within NILE / Blackboard or just on general webpages. Angela presented on her experiences in using this tool for international students at The University of Northampton’s Technology Enhanced Learning Showcase 7/7/11. The event used Twitter hashtag #TELUoN

View Angela’s presentation

Further notes from Angela regarding this session are listed below:
The Virtual International Students’ Orientation Programme (VISOP) on the web is located on The University of Northampton’s International Students Support website:
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Other resources
The University of Nottingham Xerte Project
View examples of available templates
JISC Techdis – HEI advisory service

The use of Xerte is currently being piloted for more general use at The University of Northampton. Further information regarding this and training sessions will be available in October.

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