Lincoln Academy of Learning & Teaching Blog


THE NOMINATIONS WINDOW FOR THE 2020 TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARDS IS NOW OPEN

Nominate a Colleague for a Teaching Excellence Award If you have a colleague who consistently goes above and beyond in their role, why not recognise their hard work by submitting a nomination? The Teaching Excellence Awards (TEAs) is a peer nomination scheme aimed at recognising and celebrating excellence in teaching practice at the University of Lincoln. A subset ofRead More about THE NOMINATIONS WINDOW FOR THE 2020 TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARDS IS NOW OPEN.


LALT Teaching & Learning Support Update – August 2020

LALT and the Digital Education Team will continue to support colleagues in using ADAPT plans to develop content for mainly remote teaching and online learning next academic year. Staff can access information about ADAPT and CPD activities the Digital Education Team are providing here. LALT facilitates regular forum meetings – if you are in a newRead More about LALT Teaching & Learning Support Update – August 2020.


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CPD for Staff involved in Teaching Delivery in 2020/21

Following the ADAPT workshops run by Digital Education and LALT, the Digital education team are delivering CPD for Staff involved in teaching delivery during the next academic year (2020/21). For more information, please look at; https://digitaleducation.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk/ To book onto individual CPD sessions; https://ps.lincoln.ac.uk/services/hr/development/BookProgrammes/SitePages/Home.aspx


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Lincoln student reaches competition final for Microsoft Office Skills

A University of Lincoln student is competing in the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) competition UK/IE Finals this week. As part of the University’s Microsoft Office Specialist Programme, run in conjunction with The Lincoln Award, James Hallam-Allsop (a final year Accountancy student) achieved an exceptionally high score on his Microsoft Excel exam.  As a result, heRead More about Lincoln student reaches competition final for Microsoft Office Skills.

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Poll Everywhere Plugin for PowerPoint Live

We’re pleased to advise that the ICT department has recently completed an update of the PowerPoint plugin for Poll Everywhere and this has been released to all PCs across campus. I know that some of you were reporting issues with using the plugin last semester, so this update should resolve these issues going forward. If you have already installed the Poll Everywhere plugin then youRead More about Poll Everywhere Plugin for PowerPoint Live.


Learning & Teaching Sensitive Topics

Hilary Hamnett – Senior Lecturer in  Forensic Science – School of Chemistry – Staff Profile Our aim was to support the mental and emotional well-being of students, by developing guidance for learning & teaching sensitive and potentially distressing material on the undergraduate forensic science programmes. The guidance was developed in collaboration with students, and weRead More about Learning & Teaching Sensitive Topics.