New Learning

November 26, 2010

MyStudyBar Planning and Vision

Filed under: Inclusion,Learning Technologies,Staff Development — kevhickeyuk @ 11:17 am

This post is related to an online presentation on the Planning & Vision components of MyStudyBar V3 which has been developed by the JISC RSC Scotland NE.  Many of the resources on this post link directly to those on including handouts in MS word format developed by Julie MacRitchie of Jewel & Esk College.

Click here to access a recording of the online training session on using MyStudyBar to support Palnning & Vision (26/11/10)

MyStudyBar is a collection of applications that can run directly from a USB Stick, a Network install or can be installed directly onto a PC.  The applications can be accessed via a floting toolbar which can be dragged to any part of the screen.

Downloading and installing mystudybar

The Latest Versions on MyStudyBar for Windows XP or Windows Vista & 7 can be downloaded as a zip file from Once downloaded the files should be extracted and added to a usb stick.

Planning Software

XMind Mindmapping Software

XMind and mind mapping tutorial in Word format

Sunbird Portable Calendar

Sunbird Calendar in Word format


HottNotes tutorial in Word format

Software to Support Vision








Virtual Magnifier tutorial in Word format

Sonar- Puts a ring around your Cursor








Sonar mouse tracking tutorial in Word format

Thunder- Screen Reader

Thunder Screen reader tutorial in Word format via


September 6, 2010

Research Presentation a Pecha Kucha

Filed under: Learning Technologies,Staff Development,Uncategorized — kevhickeyuk @ 3:06 pm

Pecha Kucha presentation as delivered by Steve Ingle from Edge Hill University at the JISC RSC NW Annual Conference 2010

August 9, 2010

Ratemyprofessor: being a teacher in an online world: A Pecha Kucha

Filed under: eSafety,Staff Development — kevhickeyuk @ 3:46 pm
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Pecha Kucha presentation as delivered by Liz Bennett from The University of Hudersfield at the JISC RSC NW Annual Conference 2010

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