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Stephen Bruce

What’s In Your Learning Technology Toolbox?

Are you thinking of flipping your classroom, changing your assessments, or designing interactive learning materials? Are you aware of the technologies available to support your module’s classroom and online delivery? This presentation gave a tour of the University’s learning technology toolbox and was part of the inaugural Research and Learning …

Webex contract renewal

The University has renewed the Webex contract and the service now includes Webex Training Center which provides breakout rooms and additional feedback tools for engaging with students. While the new guidance documents are being developed you can sign up to a July training session for a tour of the features …

Learning Technology staff development events

In June and July there are a range of Learning Technology workshops on offer, as well as sessions running as part the upcoming Research and Learning Showcase Day. Topics include Panopto lecture capture, WebEx remote learning, TurningPoint classroom voting, online grading and feedback, Minecraft for creative learning, and ideas to spice …

Online Module Evaluation Surveys

During this academic session the University is moving the module evaluation surveys to an online system called EvaSys. The My Module Evaluations block has been placed on the Moodle dashboard alongside your course list (not within individual modules). It provides students with links to available evaluations in EvaSys, and provides staff with …

Module Touchpoint Surveys

The Universty is looking to capture the student voice and respond proactively, and will be seeking to gain student feedback on their experience through a range of different mechanisms. The touchpoint survey has been developed as a helpful tool to enhance the practice that currently goes on across the University, …

Panopto training sessions

Date: Wednesday 5th September, Time: 0930-1130 and 1330-1530, Venue: Craiglockhart 0/09. The University is trialling the Panopto Classroom Recording service during session 2018/19. These sessions are open to all academics interested in participating in the trial and aims to get you familiar with Panopto’s features while considering the pedagogical implications on your …

Lunch & Learn: Activate Student Learning with TurningPoint Classroom Voting

Update: View the  presentations from Gillian Taylor and Stevie Roberston which were recorded using Panopto. Date: Wednesday 29th August, Time: 1230-1600 (lunch included), Venue: Craiglockhart 2/05. You are warmly invited to this event to learn how TurningPoint classroom voting can increase participation in lectures and promote peer discussions. There will be …