This in-depth Masterclass was delivered in partnership with academic and eLearning colleagues. The aim was to give participants a greater understanding of different types of technology that could be used to facilitate teaching experiences and ultimately improve student experience.
This masterclass was divided into four groups, focusing on digital literacy, assessment and feedback, careers, and what instructors bring to the learning environment. Resources will be made available here, alongside the introductory slides.
The slides that were presented during the Masterclass on the 24th April 2017 can be found below.
The Digital Literacy Learning@Lunch seminar was recorded for those who were unable to make it to the session. You can find the video on this page.
This masterclass, the first in the series, is held on the 24th April, 9.30-12.30 in room 6.207, University Place.
Softchalk allows you to create text-based learning materials with embedded multimedia resources and interactive elements such as tests, card-sorting games, image-labeling quizzes. As with the other learning tools described the content can be embedded into Blackboard course units. Softchalk content is stored outside Blackboard, making it simple to include in more than one course without […]
Playposit allows you to create and share videos with interactive content. You can use your own videos, or use videos uploaded to services such as YouTube or Vimeo, and then trim them down to only the parts your students need. Caroline introduces Playposit and the benefits it can bring to your students in the following […]
Nearpod is a presentation tool that allows the instructor to gather responses and information from students in real time by pushing the presentation out to students’ devices and pulling responses to questions back. Nearpod presentations can either be used in the classroom or as self-directed learning resources, allowing for easy adaptation to a flipped-classroom teaching […]
iSpring allows you to produce interactive learning tools from your PowerPoint slides. It is far more than a simple file converter, however, as it gives you the power to create timelines, scenario-based learning objects and more, then publish to the web or embed them in Blackboard. Caroline’s presentation below was produced using iSpring, so you […]
Talking the Digital Habitat into Being This seminar, the first in the Learning@Lunch series, is given by Andrew Whitworth, Director or Teaching and Learning Strategy, Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester.