The HPSU Class of 2020 – Startup Showcase Yesterday we attended Enterprise Ireland’s annual HPSU Start-up Showcase, celebrating the High Potential Start-up Class of 2020! Enterprise Ireland invested over €48 Million in 125 new start-ups and covid-impacted high potential start-ups last year, including us, Brickfield Education Labs. The online showcase… Read More »The HPSU Class of 2020 – EI Startup Showcase
Attending February’s First Fridays for Startups! First Fridays for Startups is back for 2021 and we were delighted to attend this month’s event held on February 5th! The event was hosted by Dogpatch Labs, a hub for Irish startups based in the Dublin Digital Docklands. The day consisted of zoom… Read More »Attending February’s First Fridays for Startups!
Conversations on Online Learning – with Gavin Henrick On January 15, 2021, Gavin Henrick, co-founder and CEO of Brickfield Education Labs was invited onto ‘Conversations on online learning’, supported by the Digital Support Partnership. This episode of the podcast was hosted by Dr Stuart Taylor from the Department of Learning… Read More »Conversations on Online Learning – with Gavin Henrick
Accessibility for your LMS (Global Moodlemoot Reflection) This post is based on the blog post ‘Tips to make your LMS content accessible’, published by Moodle on January 12th, 2021. “We believe that accessibility is crucial; only a learning management system that supports learners with diverse needs can provide true quality… Read More »Accessibility for your LMS
Sponsoring MootIEUK20! This week we sponsored the 2020 UK & Ireland Moodlemoot, taking place online from Monday, September 28th to Wednesday, September 30th. We were disappointed not to be welcoming everyone to sunny Dublin, but adapted to the new hybrid-online event. We were delighted to attend the first online UK… Read More »Sponsoring MootIEUK20!
ALT Virtual Summer Summit 2020! This week, we attended ALT’s first virtual Summer Summit. The two day online event was hosted by the Association for Learning Technology, an independent charity and leading professional body for Learning Technology in the UK. Brickfield Education Labs sponsored the event held on 26-27 August.… Read More »ALT Virtual Summer Summit 2020!
Mountain Moot – What we got up to! We were delighted to attend the 2020 Mountain Moot as a sponsor last week. The Mountain Moot, usually located in Helena, Montana took place online this year. During the event, Gavin Henrick, co-founder of Brickfield, hosted Thursday morning’s breakout session: ‘Accessibility Basics’.… Read More »Mountain Moot – What we got up to!
This blog post is an extract from our GAAD webinar which focuses on layers of accessibility and online learning. Think of all users doing tasks or reading content on Moodle. There are a number of different layers in this cake (as shown above) that need to be considered. Initially, there… Read More »Key Layers of Accessibility
This blog post is an extract from our GAAD webinar. Here is one of Gavin’s 7 tips for improving accessibility in your Moodle courses. Usings equations in a course is an excellent way to help learners. However, when displaying equations, avoid using images of equations! It is really important to… Read More »Key Accessibility Tips: Equations
This blog post is an extract from our GAAD webinar. Here is one of Gavin’s 7 tips for improving accessibility in your Moodle courses. Make sure to use tabular data only. Stop using tables for layout, please! Add captions to introduce your table contents, unless the content is very brief… Read More »Key Accessibility Tips: Tables