Upcoming Training Events
In order to support our academic staff who are teaching in Trimester 2, the Business eLearning team will be hosting a number of online training sessions in early January.
January 2021 – Online Training Sessions
- Conquering the Virtual Classroom – Tuesday 5th of January @ 11am
- How to achieve your teaching goals in the online classroom
- Capture This! – Wednesday 6th of January @ 11am
- How to record, manage and share lecture content
- What’s New in Trimester 2? – Thursday 7th of January @ 11am
- New (and not so new!) educational technology tools for use in Trimester 2
Each session has been designed around feedback that we have received from academic staff and students of their teaching and learning experiences in Trimester 1.
To register your interest in attending these sessions, please click the form link below:
College of Business – Module Design for Online / Blended
For anyone who has not already enrolled to our self-paced module, Module Design for Online / Blended, then we invite you to register by using this link.
Based on feedback and specific requests that we have received from academic staff we have added additional resources to the module that you may find helpful. Take a look at the ‘What’s new in the Module’ unit to find out more.
Recent Training Events
Brightspace Staff Training
On the 12th of May, Business eLearning delivered an online introductory training session for Brightspace. We discussed the use of Brightspace to send Announcements, add content/slides, setting Assignments and adding Grades etc. The recording of the session is available below:
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
On the 8th of May, Business eLearning delivered an online training session in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to present and record Virtual Classes. The recording of the session is available below:
Using the Group Tools in Brightspace
In this session Business eLearning demonstrated the use of the group tools in Brightspace.
Using the Assignment Tools in Brightspace
In this session Business eLearning demonstrated the use of the assignment tools in Brightspace.
Running Virtual Classes using Collaborate Ultra
In this session Business eLearning demonstrated the use of Collaborate Ultra to present and record Virtual Classes.
Desktop Recording using Web Studio
In this session Business eLearning demonstrated the use of Web Studio to screencast recordings of slides, audio and video to be placed on Brightspace to replace live lectures. The session was delivered in two parts. The first concentrated on uploading video content to our secure server, and the second concentrated on recording video (screencasting) using the Webstudio tool:
- Hosting Content on the Media Server
- Recording Video in Webstudio