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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 materials are being developed on the Webex pages you can sign up to a July training session for a …

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 …

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 …