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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 youabout .


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Microsoft Specialist Exams – The Student Experience

Aaron Good | 3rd Year Media Production | In late 2019 I was given the opportunity to trial run the University’s roll out of specialist exams for Microsoft Office – a suite of programs so ubiquitous that I’m using it to write this very blog – to those undertaking the Lincoln Award. This past weekabout .

Logos for the Microsoft Office Specialist Badges

SRHE Newer Researcher Award 2020

the SRHE (Society for Research into Higher Education) are delighted to invite submissions to the 2020 SRHE Newer Researchers Award. The Society is jointly sponsoring with Routledge, Taylor & Francis, up to three prizes of £3,000 available for a research project of one year’s duration. These awards are intended to provide support for early stageabout .


Dean’s Bulletin No. 2 – October 2019

With a busy few months now behind us, our Dean of the Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching, Jasper Shotts has produced a 2nd issue of the Dean’s Bulletin, which provides you with updates into what has been happening in LALT recently and what projects and activities will be emerging in the coming months. Clickabout .


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 weabout .


NTFS / CATE Briefing Session – 26th Nov.

The National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) Scheme celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes, excellent teaching and the teaching profession in higher education. The Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) recognises and rewards collaborative work that has had a demonstrable impact on teaching and learning. These schemes invite applications fromabout .

A logo for the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme

HEA Recognition D1 & D2 Support Session – 20th Nov.

This session will begin with a short introduction to applying for D1 or D2, tailored to the needs of attendees. It is recommended that you visit the HEAR Blackboard site in advance of the session, as the priority will be to answer attendee queries before moving to support attendees with drafting their applications. Those whoabout .


UROS 2019 Exhibition showcase – 15th october

You are invited to attend an exhibition event showcasing the research that took place as a result of the various UROS funded projects during the last academic year. The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme (UROS) at Lincoln is a competitive bursary scheme designed to encourage undergraduates to become involved with the research work of the University,about .

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme Logo

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Development of a ‘real-body’ and motion capture tool (MoveMe 3D)

PI: Dr Tracey Thornborrow – School of Psychology – Staff Profile Co-investigator – Franky Mulloy – Shool of Sport and Exercise Science – Staff Profile | Prof. David Mullineaux – School of Sport and Exercise Science – Staff Profile | Prof. Martin Tovee  – School of Psychology – Staff Profile | Prof. Luc Bidaut – School ofabout .

An image of a computer generated woman with the words move me 3d in blue and white.

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Engaging Students at a Distance (Using Blackboard Collaborate)

Chang Ge –  Lecturer – Department of People and Organisation – Staff Profile Below is a short summary of a video case study we captured with Chang Ge. Summary: Chang Ge utilises online synchronous discussion webinars to support and enhance the workplace distance learners’ experience of University.  Work-based distance learners don’t have physical access to allabout .