Digifest Workshop (Chelmsford)

11 September 2019, 10:00 - 16:00
Chelmsford campus

The day of workshops in Chelmsford will include five one-hour sessions with colleagues from IT Services, Anglia Learning and Teaching and Library Services with a focus on digital literacy at ARU.

This is an opportunity to interactively learn more about how to improve your digital literacy skills and share on how to use and embed 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

  • Stream 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)

11.00-12:00

  • Stream 3
    Introduction to classroom technologies - Jason Williams (AL&T)

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
    Using e-textbooks to support teaching - Carlos Sejournant (Kortext) and Christina Harbour (University Library)
  • 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)
  • Stream 4
    *Using TOPdesk to manage PDT interactions with students and referrals to Student Services - Rachel Wright (Student Services)

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

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

Register for the different workshop sessions using the online form.

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Event Details

When:
11 September 2019, 10:00 - 16:00
Location:
Chelmsford campus
Booking:

Book onto the sessions using the online form.