Category: Learning and Teaching


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.


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


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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Low Code App Development: Countdown to Lincoln

Ben Atkinson-Foster – Digital Education Developer, College of Arts – Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching – Staff Profile Last year, I had the opportunity to work on a project which was delivered in partnership with School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln and lead by Andy Beggan, Dean of Digital Education. InRead More about Low Code App Development: Countdown to Lincoln.


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.


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 weekRead More about Microsoft Specialist Exams – The Student Experience.

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 stageRead More about SRHE Newer Researcher Award 2020.


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. ClickRead More about Dean’s Bulletin No. 2 – October 2019.


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.