Using ILT in Teaching, Learning and Assessment

We are constantly aiming to improve the quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment for our learners.  Using ILT plays a big part in this process as it can offer innovative ways to engage learners.  We want to ensure that all our providers and tutors are using ILT to make their Teaching, Learning and Assessment excellent.

IT resources

We have some sets of 8 iPads that can be borrowed from ACL for a period of 5 months.  Please contact to express interest in this offer.  You will need the support of your manager.  Priority is given to tutors who wouldn’t otherwise have access to IT for the delivery of their courses.  Some providers have found it useful to invest in a mobile wifi connection in order to use the iPads to their full potential.  Please ask if you want guidance about this.

Other equipment may be available on loan from Jisc.  See details here.

Blog post on how iPads have been used by 2 providers (May 2014): click here.

Resources from the April 2016 CPD session on flipped and blended learning – have a play and see what takes your fancy! – password: takeoff


Poster / leaflets / flyers / mini-websites

“Learner’s Task: You are working in a small group to produce a poster about what sports opportunities children can do in Staffordshire. Let’s use the internet to make a professional product!”

Try these websites that your learners could use for the task above. You may need to register quickly – use your email and a simple password like: acltutor

With your group discuss the pros and cons of the application/website.    


QR codes and testmoz

Use a QR code generator online to make a treasure hunt activity to take your learners to different online shopping websites where they can compare prices.

Use Testmoz to set 4 questions for your learners to test them on what they learnt about online shopping.

With your group discuss the pros and cons of the application/website.  



Use Blogger to start a class blog for your current group.  You might want to advertise the time and venue, and add the course outcomes, or some useful links to interesting websites.

You could use Padlet for the same thing.  You will need to email the link to people you want to follow you.

With your group discuss the pros and cons of the application/website.

Extension task: think about using a service like bambuser or audioboom to add audio and video clips to your blog.                

See the blog post on this CPD session (April 2016)  here.

Blog post on the ACL e-safety Policy (Jan 2017) click here.

ILT tips

How to upload video from iPad to PC or internet

Connectivity advice Autumn 2015




Sharing good practice

Tutors: we need your ideas!  Please leave a reply below and tell us about the good things you are doing with IT.  It might spark an idea in someone else’s mind…


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