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School of Health & Life Sciences Digital Learning Event

SHLS Blended Learning Group

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 from 13:00 to 16:30

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Attendance 3d 1h 51m Free  

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This event aims to provide opportunities for discussion and the generation of ideas, relating to digital assessment and learning within the curriculum.  

  

Event Schedule


 

Time Details Location
1.00pm-1.10pm   Opening and welcome  A426 / A426C
1.10pm-1.55pm Keynote presentation: Dr Sara Thomas:
Wikimedia and the University – Write Wikipedia, Don’t Cite Wikipedia
A426 / A426C
2.00pm-2.30pm Student experience showcase.
In this part of the event, we will hear from students
about their experiences of engaging with
 
Student Response Systems (Clickers)
and Virtual On-line Boards (Padlets), Rubrics,
and 
Collaborate Ultra.
A426 / A426C
2.35pm-2.40pm  Information about parallel sessions for attendees A426 / A426C
2.45pm-3.30pm  First slot of sessions (45 mins)  venue below
3.35pm-4.20pm  Second slot of sessions (45 mins) venue below
4.25pm Close of event and cheese and wine A426 / A426C

             

 

Parallel sessions


 

There will be 4 sessions and you will be asked during the registration to choose which session you will attend. You can choose 2 sessions from the following list:

 


A426F A526 A526C A526F
2.45pm-3.30pm Feedback, feedforward, consistency and control with Rubrics Electronic feedback and how to use it Using Student Response Systems (Clickers) and Virtual On-line Boards (Padlets) Collaborate Ultra  -  An introduction and examples of use in the postgraduate setting
3.35pm-4.20pm Feedback, feedforward, consistency and control with Rubrics Electronic feedback and how to use it Using Student Response Systems (Clickers) and Virtual On-line Boards (Padlets) Collaborate Ultra  -  An introduction and examples of use in the postgraduate setting

 

 

Session Details

 


 

 

Feedback, feedforward, consistency and control with Rubrics

 

 

Session led by: Gordon Barr (Learning Technologist) and Lori Stevenson (Academic Development Tutor, Learning Development Centre)

 

 

Description: This session aims to give you a fuller understanding of Rubrics. There will be time for an explanation of how Rubrics are being used within the School, questions and answers and a practical session on the creation of a Rubric dealing with the elements, required. There will also be information available on Turnitin setting for optimal use.

 

 


 

 

Electronic feedback and how to use it

 

 

Session led by: John Smith (Learning Technologist) and Dr Larissa Kempenaar (Lecturer in Physiotherapy)

 

 

Description: This session intends to be responsive to staff needs / concerns in relation to electronic feedback. The session is appropriate for all levels of staff experience; beginners through to experienced users.

 

If you are registering for this session, please email Larissa Kempenaar by Monday 23/4/18 with a note of what you would like to get out of the session / any questions or concerns that you have in relation to electronic feedback.

 

 


 

 

Using Student Response Systems (Clickers) and Virtual On-line Boards (Padlets)

 

 

Session led by: Fraser McLeish (Learning Technologist), Liz Simpson (Lecturer in Nursing), Greg Gibson (Student) and Courtney Beattie (Student)

 

 

Description: This session will provide an overview of our experience in using clickers to engage students in the large lecture theatre, providing examples of how we used this in Nursing to help students develop clinical decision making skills. It will then incorporate a live interactive session using the software  solutions, Responseware and Padlet.

 

For the clicker session please have access to the link below or save it to your browser. Please note it is (.eu) and not (.com) responseware.turningtechnologies.eu

 

You will be given a session ID on the day to take part in live polling and the question will appear on your phone/device.

 

 


 

  

Collaborate Ultra  -  An introduction and examples of use in the postgraduate setting

 

 

Session led by: Dr Laura Sweeney (Lecturer in Vision Sciences) and Allan Thomson (Lecturer in Podiatry)

 

 

Description:The session will discuss the functionality of Collaborate Ultra and introduce attendees to Collaborate’ s user interface. Examples of how Collaborate Ultra can be incorporated into teaching will be provided and there will be time for attendees to discuss how Collaborate Ultra could fit in to their current teaching.

 

 

 

Keynote

 


 

 

Wikimedia and the University – Write Wikipedia, Don’t Cite Wikipedia

 

Dr Sara Thomas is the Scotland Programme Coordinator for Wikimedia UK, having previously been the Wikimedian in Residence at both the Scottish Library and Information Council, and Museums Galleries Scotland.  During her residency at MGS, she had contact with around 90 cultural institutions.  She has trained hundreds of new Wikipedia users and believes that Wikipedia editing is addictive… in a good way.  She is an open knowledge advocate and passionate about the role that open knowledge plays both in education and cultural heritage.  Outside of all things Wiki, she is an event manager and the chair of the newly-formed charity BOOM! Community Arts.

 

 

Do you have questions about School of Health & Life Sciences Digital Learning Event? Contact SHLS Blended Learning Group

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