The Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit is pleased to announce a special online workshop run by Dr Kate Exley on Wednesday 17th February.
The workshop will be useful for colleagues who are modifying and transferring their traditionally delivered lectures for on-line learning.
Please book your place online [link].
So that as many colleagues as possible can attend, we are running the workshop twice (11am-12pm and 1pm-2pm). Please select which session you want to attend when booking.
Places are limited so please book as soon as possible.
Many colleagues have been involved in providing blended or on-line learning for many years but the Covid pandemic has meant that we have all needed to quickly provide much of our teaching and learning at a distance. This has involved moving our lectures, previously delivered in large lecture theatres and classrooms, to online platforms. The speed at which this huge change has happened has in itself caused significant challenges for staff and students alike. This blended workshop aims to provide some guidance, examples and a forum for colleagues to share their experiences and ideas for enhancing this provision.
This workshop is presented in two parts:
- A set of 3 short videos will be made available on or before the 5th February 2021 and should be viewed independently before joining discussion forum – approximately 45 minutes independent study.
- A discussion forum hosted via Teams on the 17th February, in which participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, share experiences and discuss the topic – lasting 1 hour.
By the end of the two hour, session you should be able to:
- Consider the purpose of the on-line lecture in Covid times
- Discuss a range of practical design issues when taking lectures on-line
- Share experiences and ideas with colleagues ‘in the same boat’
- Begin to plan your next steps & what you can implement from the workshop
This workshop is mapped primarily to A2, A5, K2, K3 on the UKPSF.
Kate is a Senior Academic Staff Development Officer at The University of Leeds and an Independent Consultant in Higher Education Development. She has delivered workshops and undertaken projects at more than 60 HE, FE, Medical and Research Institutions around the UK and overseas. She is author and series editor for the widely used Routledge book series “Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education” which includes ‘Giving a Lecture’. She is a visiting Senior Lecturer at The University of Birmingham and The University of Luxembourg, is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, Senior Fellow of SEDA and a National Teaching Fellow (2008).