#Digied18 : Events for academics – by academics
Following the success of the LALT Showcase: Education in a Digital Age event, the Digital Education team have started a new series of short themed events called ‘#DigiEd’. These events are aimed at academics who want to enhance their learning and teaching strategies. They also support academics with using new technology to embed different skills in their programmes e.g. collaboration, inquiry etc…
Academic : Jasper Shotts
Topic: Developing Collaborative Partnerships for Flipped Learning
This session was run by Jasper Shotts on 24th January 2018 and focused on using flipped learning to support students. Allowing them to feel integral to their learning whilst creating a working relationship with staff and students to support learning, development and collaboration. The help guides and presentations for the event can be found below.
Academics : Paula o’Brien & Oonagh Monaghan
Topic: Interactivity in the classroom
This session was run on 21st February 2018 and focused on using a variety of tools, Microsoft forms and poll everywhere, to help students engage and interact in the classroom. This was a maker space session and was an interactive example of how to create Microsoft forms and polls using poll everywhere. The help guides and presentations for the event can be found below.
Academics: Richard Allerton & Kirsty Miller
Topic: Quicker and effective feedback using turnitin
This session was run on 21st March 2018 and focused on using a variety of methods to enhance and improve the efficiency of marking online. The help guides and presentations for the event can be found below.
Academics: Kirsty Bundy & Keivan Ahmadi
Topic: Makerspace – Students as producers
This session was run on 25th April 2018 and focused on using a variety of methods to enable students to produce videos and blog sites. These can be used for assessments, both formative and summative. The help guides and presentations for the event can be found below. can be found below.
Academics: Hanya Pielichaty & David Anderson
Topic: Presentation – Discussion and Students as Producers
This session was run on 23rd May 2018 and focused on using Collaborate Ultra for discussion groups. Hanya also discussed using students as producers to create events and marketing for the DSAG group. The DSAG group helps to support the students’ professional development.
Academics: Daniel Wakefield & Sean Morton
Topic: Makerspace – Video-based learning
This session ran on the 20th June 2018 and focused on using Panopto for reflection, explanation and collaboration. Sean focused on using 360 degree camera technology to engage his students through virtual reality. This was achieved through placing a student in the position of a patient in hospital. This was designed to help them feel empathy and explore the daily routine of a patient.