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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 …

Active Learning Rooms at the TF Conference

At the January Teaching Fellows conference Stevie Robertson, Kristen Marshall (Business School) and Stephen Bruce (Information Services) provided an overview of the three Active Learning Rooms at Craiglockhart, and initial observations on the impact they have had on student engagement and teaching approaches. These rooms have been converted to flexible learning …

Staff Guidelines for eSubmission

A set of eSubmission Guidelines have been created to support staff with setting up, downloading and processing student coursework submissions. eSubmission refers to the process of students submitting their work online, and many modules already use this method successfully with Turnitin or Moodle Assignments. View the eSubmission page for an overview of …

What’s new in Mahara ePortfolio

There have been some significant changes to Mahara after the recent upgrade and here are the most noticeable ones. 1. Menus for Content, Portfolio and Groups The navigation has changed to a more app-style similar to mobile devices, and so access to these menus is now via the hamburger icon …