Digifest Workshop Day (Cambridge)

9 September 2019, 10:00 - 16:00
Cambridge campus

The DigiFest workshop day includes parallel sessions with colleagues from IT Services, Anglia Learning and Teaching and Library Services with a focus on digital literacy at ARU. 

You will interactively learn more about how to improve your digital literacy skills and share about using and embedding digital literacy in the curriculum.

Workshop day outline

Choose one of the sessions under each time/stream - please note some session times overlap with others. 

10.00-12.00

  • Steam 1
    Keynote: Overcoming barriers to Student Engagement: Reflecting and sharing solutions to create inclusive engagement with students through new conversations, spaces and practices in Higher Education - Tom Lowe (University of Winchester)
  • Stream 2
    Introduction to Team-Based Learning - Uwe Richter and Linda Brown (AL&T)

10.00-11:00

  • Stream 3
    Canvas New Quizzes (QuizzesNext) - Kate Outhwaite (AL&T)
  • Stream 4
    *Using TOPdesk to manage PDT interactions with students and referalls to Student Services - Rachel Wright (Student Services)

11.00-12:00

  • Stream 3
    Introduction to classroom technologies - Jason Williams (AL&T)
  • Stream 4
    *Using TOPdesk to manage PDT interactions with students and referalls to Student Services - Rachel Wright (Student Services)

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00

  • Stream 1
    Introduction to Zoom (Webinar) - Kate Outhwaite and Jason Williams (AL&T)
  • Stream 2
    Digital collaborators: developing a digital classroom approach of connected learning - Andrew Middleton and Uwe Richte (AL&T)
  • Stream 3
    Engaging students through Poll Everywhere - James Trueman (AL&T)
  • Stream 4
    *Using TOPdesk to manage PDT interactions with students and referrals to Student Services - Rachel Wright (Student Services)

14.00-15.00

  • Stream 1
    Transforming Canvas into an Active Digital Learning Environment - Isobel Gowers (AL&T)
  • Stream 2
    *Introduction to MyShowcase - Uwe Richter and Kate Outhwaite (AL&T) 
  • Stream 3
    Media-Enhanced Assessment - Andrew Middleton and James Trueman (AL&T)
  • Stream 4
    *Using TOPdesk to manage PDT interactions with students and referrals to Student Services - Rachel Wright (Student Services)

15.00-16.00

  • Stream 1
    Turn your course into a conversation - Mike Pake (FSE)
  • Stream 2
    *Advanced MyShowcase - Uwe Richter and Kate Outhwaite (AL&T)
  • Stream 3
    Making MyPlayer work in your course - Andrew Middleton and Jason Williams (AL&T)

*These sessions will be of particular interest to Personal Development Tutors (PDT)

Download the programme for the DigiFest 2019 workshop day in Cambridge.

Register for the different workshop sessions using the online form.

Follow us on Twitter to find out who’s lined up at #ARUDigiFest

Event Details

When:
9 September 2019, 10:00 - 16:00
Location:
Cambridge campus
Booking:

Book onto the sessions using the online form.