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E-learning Unit Training Sessions for October 2013

27 September 2013 Posted in: Articles, News Tagged: , , , , , , , By: Technology Enhanced Learning Team

The 2013/14 schedule of courses from the E-Learning Development Programme is available on Queen Mary’s Course Bookings website. This year there are plenty of opportunities for new starters as well as a wider programme of training for those keen to enhance their teaching with technology. You’ll be able to see the full list of courses we’re offering during 2013/14 by visiting  Queen Mary’s Course Bookings site and selecting the date range that you are interested in, so you can start planning your professional development.

Over the next month, the e-learning unit has the following opportunities for you to develop your skills in e-learning. What would you like to learn more about? If you don’t see a course listed that covers what you want to know, click here and leave a comment at the end of the page or email:

Whether online learning takes place entirely as distance learning or as part of a programme that also include attendance at sessions, it requires an approach that leaves the student feeling that they understand what they need to do and how to go about it. QMplus offers a variety of tools which support this

You can use Q-Review to create audio and video recordings of sessions you teach and at the same time capture elements of your presentation. After recording, you can publish directly or edit before allowing access to your intended audience. This course covers all you need to plan, create and release a session recording.

The QMplus Gradebook can be used to record assessed activities to identify students who are falling behind or identify topics where extra input could benefit the whole group. Grade data can be handled to suit various grading systems so setting it up effectively saves time when final grades are calculated and made available to your students.

QMplus offers a variety of tools which support in gaining student input and feedback, including the choice, feedback and survey activities, the comments block, forums. Other online and classroom tools can be used to support other methods gaining input and feedback, so this session will cover how to use some of these too.

Whether for distance learning or as part of a programme of attended sessions, synchronous (real-time) communication tools are a great way to support your students. QMplus and other online tools offer a variety of ways to support these types of communication and this session covers using these for teaching and learning.

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