TEL @ USW Summer 2019

Programme

Introducing the third in our annual TEL @ USW series of events which will run from May to early July. In addition, every day from 28th May to 5th July, there will be a workshop, seminar or online session designed to promote different tools and approaches to using technology to enhance learning and teaching.

Panopto for Learning and Teaching mini conference

29.05.19, 0930-1300, Treforest campus, Brecon Building Room B111

The Panopto review project has revealed a plethora of interesting and innovative practices around the use of lecture capture and video for teaching and learning.

This half day conference will showcase some of these practices to inspire staff across USW. In addition the results of the CELT Panopto review project will be presented, including results of the survey on staff and student attitudes to video and lecture capture and recommendations future developments and support.

Target audience: academics and all staff supporting learning and teaching.

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Panopto for Learning and Teaching mini conference

How to make the most of UniLearn: Blackboard Essentials

This workshop is designed for staff who have never used Blackboard before or for those who need a refresh on the essential elements of building your modules. The session will focus on introducing the basics to get you up and running and starting to think about how best to support your students’ learning during class time and in non-contact time.

10.05.19, 1100-1200, Cardiff A204

20.05.19, 1100 – 1200, Newport NC B24

30.05.19, 1000-1100, Glyntaff EM020

25.06.19, 1400-1500, Treforest H128

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Blackboard Essentials


How to make the most of UniLearn: Getting started with Panopto

This workshop is designed for staff who have never used Panopto before or for those who need a quick refresher. The session will focus on introducing you to Panopto; from creating your first video/audio recording to getting it into your modules on Blackboard. We’ll also show you other features of Panopto such as assessment submissions, live broadcasting, and quizzes.

16.05.19, 1000 – 11.30, Glyntaff GT EM020

13.06.19, 1400-1530, Treforest H128

24.06.19, 1300-1430, Newport City B23

03.07.19, 1100-1230, Cardiff A204

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Getting started with Panopto


How to make the most of UniLearn: Tools for real time engagement, feedback and interaction in the classroom

This workshop is designed for staff who want to engage and interact with their students, by using technology to enable participation and feedback. This session will look at two core tools, VeVox (an Audience Response Tool) and Office 365 Forms. Whether you want quick quizzes with live responses in class, or to ask students what they’re not sure about between sessions, both of these tools can help you to open up lectures to feedback from students, even from those who might normally be hesitant to speak up!

09.05.19, 1400-1500, Glyntaff EM020

23.05.19, 1000-1100, Treforest, TR TC102

07.06.19, 1000-1100, Cardiff A204

05.07.19, 1400-1500, Newport City B24

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Tools for real time engagement, feedback and interaction in the classroom


How to make the most of UniLearn: Using Blackboard Collaborate to collaborate online

This workshop is designed to introduce you to Blackboard Collaborate, our interactive, real-time collaboration and webinar tool which enables staff and students to interact without the need for a physical learning space. This session will cover accessing Collaborate, file sharing and real-time chat, as well as recording and sharing with students.

07.05.19, 0930-1100, Cardiff A204

22.05.19, 1100 – 1230, Treforest, TR TC102

10.06.19, 1300-1430, Newport City B23

27.06.19, 1400-1530, Glyntaff EM021

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Using Blackboard Collaborate to collaborate online


Tools for Assessment & Feedback

These workshops will provide opportunities to find out more about the variety of online tools available to support and enhance formative and summative assessment and feedback.

If you’re thinking of introducing quizzes to your class, looking to explore different ways of providing feedback or simply would like to use an alternative to Turnitin, then come along!

How to make the most of UniLearn: Assessment & Feedback with Turnitin & Grademark

08.05.19, 1000-1100, Newport City B24

16.05.19, 1500 – 1600, Glyntaff GT EM020

03.06.19, 1400-1500, Cardiff A204

02.07.19, 1000-1100, Treforest H128

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Assessment & Feedback with Turnitin & Grademark


How to make the most of UniLearn: Assessment & Feedback with Blackboard Assignment tool

17.05.19, 1100-1200, Newport NCC B24

05.06.19, 1100-1200, Treforest TC102

26.06.19, 1400-1500, Glyntaff EM021

01.07.19, 1000-1100, Cardiff A204

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Assessment & Feedback with Blackboard Assignment tool


How to make the most of UniLearn: Using surveys & quizzes

14.05.19, 13.00 – 14.00, Treforest TR TC102

24.05.19, 1300 – 1400, Newport NCC B23

28.06.19, 1100-1200, Cardiff A204

04.07.19, 1300-1400, Glyntaff EM020

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Using surveys & quizzes

Introducing e-portfolios

28.05.19, 11.00 - 12.00, Newport NCC B23

This workshop is designed for staff who are interested in exploring tools suitable for managing electronic portfolios. The session will focus on the tools available and introducing you to key points to consider when developing an e-Portfolio that will best support your students’ learning.

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Introducing e-portfolios


TEL @ USW VR usergroup

06.06.19, 11.00 - 12.00, Cardiff CA D105

Are you interested in using VR or are you using it already and can share your experience? Come to the Atrium on 6th June and meet with like-minded colleagues from across the faculties. This will be an informal hour of open discussion where we encourage you to bring your coffee and your imagination. Short presentations from colleagues who are already using VR are encouraged – please get in touch with Lucy-ann Pickering (TEL partner, FBS) prior to the event if you have something to share. Although this is an informal event, booking is required to allow us to gauge numbers.

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TEL @ USW VR usergroup


How to make the most of UniLearn...Try out your TEL ideas

06.06.19, 13.00 - 14.30, Glyntaff GT EM020

21.06.19, 10.00 - 12.30, Cardiff CA A204

Are you thinking about redesigning your module or course to incorporate more use of technology or do you just have some ideas for using technology you’d like to try out? This hands-on session is designed to help you try something new or take some time out to focus on how you might use technology with your students. Come along for the full session or just for 30 minutes and work with the support of a learning technologist on hand who will be able to answer any questions and advise on different tools available.

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How to make the most of UniLearn...Try out your TEL ideas


Making the most of flipped learning with Vevox

06.06.19, 14.00 - Online

Evidence suggests that learning is at its most effective when students are actively engaged and working collaboratively, which can be difficult to facilitate in the environment of a ‘traditional’ lecture in view of time constraints and the nature of content delivery.

In this webinar, award-winning Professor David Read from the University of Southampton will discuss his experiences of using Vevox to enhance flipped learning.

This webinar will include:

The role of ‘flipped learning’ in the context of teaching chemistry

How to utilise voting technology for flipped learning and to improve the student-teacher dialogue

Examples demonstrating the importance of active learning in F2F lectures

Register Here:

https://www.vevox.com/about/webinars/flipped-learning-webinar



Supporting Inclusive Curriculum Design with Technology

11.06.19, 10.00 - 12.00, Cardiff CA D105

This workshop is delivered jointly by colleagues in CELT, Coleg Cymraeg and Learning Services and aims to explore how technology can be used effectively to create inclusive learning experiences. We will introduce you to some of the tools already available at USW for staff and students to use and consider how you they might be used to support inclusive curriculum design.

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Supporting Inclusive Curriculum Design with Technology



Using Technology for innovative approaches to assessment and feedback

14.06.19, 11.00 - 12.00, Glyntaff GT TS107

Would you like to introduce more innovative ways of assessing your students using technology or are you thinking about how you might make feedback more meaningful? This workshop will introduce you to a variety of online tools you can use for both formative and summative assessment activities as well as exploring options for giving feedback using different media.

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Using Technology for innovative approaches to assessment and feedback


Attendance Monitoring with Data Explorer

17.06.19, 12.00 - 13.00, Online

This online session is an introduction to attendance monitoring with Learning Analytics. You will experience the process from a staff and student perspective and learn how to set up and mark registers. You can also experience the process used by our students to “check in” to a lecture using their phone.

The session will be via Collaborate. Please copy and paste this link to your browsers address bar to join.

https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/12ef0c39c3cb4f17b4ed1672cac4b33b

You will need headphones and a microphone for the best user experience. If you want to try out the student process via the App. please download Study Goal from either Google Play or the App Store and join your phone to Eduroam prior to the session.

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Attendance Monitoring with Data Explorer



Technology Enhanced Learning in the UKPSF

19.06.19, 13.00 - 15.00, Cardiff CA A412

This session is aimed at staff who are thinking about HEA Fellowship and considers how technology can be incorporated into each of the dimensions of the Framework. The workshop is based on the Digital Lens on the UKPSF produced by JISC and Advance HE.

https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/system/files/downloads/digital_lens_on_the_ukpsf.pdf

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Technology Enhanced Learning in the UKPSF

Sharing Practice with Technology Enhanced Learning

12.06.19, 12.00 - 14.00, Glyntaff GT TS102

In this session, colleagues from across the University will share their experience of using different tools and approaches to using technology with their students and to support learning and teaching.

Mike Parsons from FBS will be sharing his experience of using Blackboard Collaborate to introduce international speakers in his sessions.

Rob Griffiths from FLSE will be talking about how the introduction of the ‘flipped university’ has provided the opportunity for USW to develop new blended learning programmes for students who wish to study in the workplace, thus far, within sport and police. This session will consider how T&L approaches used on these programmes are now being utilised to enhance on campus courses.

Kelly McCarthy from FBS will be reflecting on the impact of lecture capture on her teaching practice and the student experience.

Hazel Mawdsely from FBS will be talking about the Transnational Curriculum Collaboration (TNCC) project, what it is and how it meets USW policies and other benefits. She will also be discussing some of the challenges in setting up cross-cultural link-ups and building in contingencies and reflecting on the Spring term trial.

Gwawr Taylor from USO will be exploring the bilingual resources and support systems that are available at USW and across Wales, and how they can be used to ensure an inclusive learning environment for our Welsh-medium students.

Dave McCarthy from Careers will be talking about how technology has informed delivery of employability and enterprise within FCI through workshops enhanced by audience response tools and and reflecting on where his 1-1 work is also enhanced both in terms of delivery and organisation as a careers professional.

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Sharing Practice with Technology Enhanced Learning


Making the most of Online Resources

17.06.19, 14.00 - 16.00, Glyntaff GT TS107

In this session colleagues from Learning Services and CELT will explore how you might make the most of online resources to support learning, teaching and research activity. Learning Services will talk about deeper integration of reading lists and the pedagogy of e-books while Barry Richards from CELT will talk about digital publishing.

Rebecca Richards and Nicola Robinson from Careers will be providing an insight as to how the Abintegro Employability Tools can complement delivery of employability within the curriculum.

Barry Richards from CELT will be discussing how you can use digital publishing and social media to raise your professional profile.

In this part of the session, Rachael Johnson from Learning Services will discuss online reading lists and how they can be embedded within your teaching materials in Blackboard. Rachael will demonstrate the features of the online reading lists system and explain how academics can create lists and add them to their Blackboard modules.

Online reading lists provide students with consistent, current and often instant access to their resources. Students can personalise their readings and academics can provide guidance within the lists. In addition, colleagues in the Library work in the background to ensure availability, currency and that there are no issues with copyright.

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Making the most of Online Resources