The 12 Days of TELmas

November 28, 2018

Welcome to the 12 days of TELmas 2018, a series of face-to-face and online workshops, events, webinars and ideas designed to inspire you to make a technology resolution for the New Year!



Day 1 (29th November)


Introducing the TEL Team.

Not sure who’s your faculty learning technologist, or who is the controller of all things Blackboard – find out here! We’ve been joined by some new faces (and some returning old ones) recently so it’s time to get to know the team.

Workshop

How to make the most of UniLearn: Blackboard Basics – Newport NCB24 15.30 – 16.30
Get started with Blackboard and the essentials of adding different content and what you need to do to make sure you’re meeting the module minumum requirement. Click the link to book a place! (To log in to iTrent you need to enter your staff number and then your usual uni password).


Day 2 (30th November)


Autumn term TEL FAQs

For the second day of TELmas we’ll be answering some of the most common questions we’ve been asked this term.


Day 3 (December 3rd)


Webinar: Introducing Blackboard Collaborate

Join us online to fine out about this simple, convenient and reliable online collaborative learning solution. We will also be hearing from a staff member who has recently used Collaborate to bring an International guest speaker into his session.

Please join the Room at 11am via – https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/dacaf75f98804d54a9fae247988f9c76

*Note: you will need headphones and a microphone for this session. Collaborate works best on Google Chrome.


Day 4 (December 4th)


Webinar: Getting started with MeeToo

Curious about audience response tools? Want to start using live voting or Q&As in class? Join this live introductory webinar from MeeToo, our new institutional audience response tool.

Workshop

How to make the most of UniLearn: Engaging your Students using Panopto – Newport NCA32 – 14.00 – 15.00
Did you know that Panopto can be used for so much more than just recording lectures? This short 1 hour workshop will cover some of the ways in which you might use Panopto to create more engaging content, encourage non-contact time learning and how Panopto can be used to support assessment. Click the link to book. (To log in to iTrent you need to enter your staff number and then your usual uni password).


Day 5 (December 5th)


5 good ideas for Panopto

Did you know that Panopto can do more than just record lectures? For the 5th day of TELmas here are 5 ideas for using some of the less well known features and ways of using Panopto that could work for you.

Workshop
How to make the most of UniLearn: Blackboard Basics – Cardiff CAA204 – 13.00 – 14.00

Get started with Blackboard and the essentials of adding different content and what you need to do to make sure you’re meeting the module minumum requirement. Click the link to book a place! (To log in to iTrent you need to enter your staff number and then your usual uni password).


Day 6 (December 6th)

Workshop: How to make the most of UniLearn: Using Blackboard Effectively – Newport NCB23 – 11.00 – 12.00

Blackboard doesn’t just have to be repository for files, it has lots of tools and features to enable you to create and facilitate different learning activities for you students. Come along to learn about some of the lesser known tools and how to modify your module layout and naviagtion to suit your teaching. Click the link to book! (To log in to iTrent you need to enter your staff number and then your usual uni password).


Day 7 (December 7th)


Did you know…?

For the 7th Day of TELmas our learning technologists are sending you 7 interesting tools or features of the Unilearn tools that you might not know about (but just might make your life a little easier).


Day 8 (December 10th)


Workshop

How to make the most of UniLearn: Engaging your students using Panopto – Treforest TRB118 – 11.00 – 12.00
Did you know the Panopto can do more than just lecture recordings? Come along to hear about some of the lesser known features, how to create more engaging content, encourage non-contact time learning and how Panopto can be used to support assessment. Click the link to boook a place! (To log in to iTrent you need to enter your staff number and then your usual uni password).


Day 9 (December 11th)


ALT Online Winter conference

Now in its fifth year, the Association for Learning Technolgy’s Online Winter Conference is free to attend and open to all and back to showcase some of the best Learning Technology from ALT Members across all sectors. The format of the event is designed to be multimodal, combining both asynchronous and synchronous communication, and to cross boundaries, sharing the work and expertise across ALT SIGs and Members Groups and the community.

Webinar

MeeToo – What’s New and What’s Next?
Join this session to learn about Meetoo’s latest update! In this 20 minute webinar you’ll see all the latest features added to Meetoo and how to use them.

Workshop

How to make the most of UniLearn: Using Blackboard Effectively – Glyntaff GTEM020 – 13.00 – 14.00.
Blackboard doesn’t just have to be repository for files, it has lots of tools and features to enable you to create and facilitate different learning activities for you students. Come along to learn about some of the lesser known tools and how to modify your module layout and naviagtion to suit your teaching. Click the link to book! (To log in to iTrent you need to enter your staff number and then your usual uni password).


Day 10 (December 12th)


USW Learning Analytics User Group

Treforest – J234. 10am-11.30am.
The aim of the event is to bring together staff who are using the JISC Learning Analytics Tools and begin to find out how staff are using the tools, listen to any issues cropping up and tell you of the roadmap for the project ‚ we will be laying on mince pies, tea and coffee so please respond so we get an idea of numbers!

ALT Online Winter conference

Now in its fifth year, the Association for Learning Technolgy’s Online Winter Conference is free to attend and open to all and back to showcase some of the best Learning Technology from ALT Members across all sectors. The format of the event is designed to be multimodal, combining both asynchronous and synchronous communication, and to cross boundaries, sharing the work and expertise across ALT SIGs and Members Groups and the community.


Day 11 (December 13th)


Webinar: Good practice with Blackboard Collaborate

Find out more about how this simple, convenient and reliable online collaborative learning solution could help to enhance your sessions. From video and audio sharing, to presenting and polling, Collaborate offers a wealth of options to enable you to deliver to anywhere, from anywhere.

Please join the Room (Time TBC) via – https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/dacaf75f98804d54a9fae247988f9c76

*Note: you will need headphones and a microphone for this session. Collaborate works best on Google Chrome.


Day 12 (December 14th)


Twelve Apps of Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas your learning technology team is bringing APPS. Learn about a variety of useful apps that could help support teaching, research, and life in general.


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