Learning Technology

Category: Courses & training

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A Summer of Moodle #13: Training sessions to help you use Moodle and other technologies

August 28th, 2020 at 08:08

A number of training sessions are being run by the Learning Technology Section and colleagues to help staff plan and create online learning for the new academic year.  More sessions are added all the time, but currently the following are available, all of which help you use Moodle more effectively, often by linking to other [...]

Preparing for next year’s digital teaching: training and support

August 5th, 2020 at 08:08

There are training courses running all summer on a variety of topics and techniques useful for planning and delivering mixed-mode teaching, whether online or in a blended way, in the coming academic year. Find the full training schedule - most courses are available to book on Central Short Courses. Training courses include: Key Moodle Basics * [...]

Adapt for online: workshop for staff adapting teaching to online

June 22nd, 2020 at 10:06

In this Teams-based workshop, you will use a simple framework and toolkit to learn how to adapt your face-to-face learning activities (lectures, seminars, practical classes etc.) for online delivery. You will have the opportunity to learn how to use a simple, PowerPoint-based drag-and-drop toolkit to plan high-quality, online learning activities in a matter of minutes. [...]

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement – online course for staff starts 1st July

June 9th, 2020 at 08:06

The next version of this online course starts Wednesday 1st July for two weeks. This course is ONLINE in Moodle. It is asynchronous so you take part in your own time within 2- to 4-day blocks. This course aims to provide those teaching or planning to teach an online or blended course with ideas, techniques [...]

Need more ideas for online learning? Try the Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement Course (starts 6 May)

May 5th, 2020 at 09:05

Our course, Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement Course, aims to provide those teaching or planning to teach an online or blended course with ideas, techniques and skills to design and facilitate learning online. In this course you’ll learn how to design engaging online activities that motivate students and promote learning in completely online courses [...]