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Panopto recordings from Making the Most of Canvas workshop

Description
Panopto recordings from the Making the Most of Canvas workshop hosted by Birmingham Business School, the TEL Hub, and the Teaching Academy in September 2016
Date:
Monday 17th October 2016

Danielle Hinton becomes Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Description
Danielle Hinton, part of the College of Social Sciences Technology Enhanced Learning Hub, has been made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. This award reflects Danielle's significant experience in delivering teaching provision, as well as her commitment to a superb user experience.
Date:
Monday 26th September 2016

Update on ResponseWare for the academic year 2016-17

Description
Staff will need to create a new password and use a different URL to create a ResponseWare session, and there is a short URL that can be used by students to participate in a ResponseWare poll.
Date:
Monday 26th September 2016

Demonstration of new polling software – Top Hat

Description
Top Hat is an electronic voting system; it does not use clickers, but instead requires students to bring their own device (BYOD). There will be two sessions to demonstrate examples of Top Hat polling, on Wednesday 14th September and Thursday 15th September. This is a good opportunity to see how this package compares with TurningPoint.
Date:
Tuesday 30th August 2016

Making the most of Canvas

Description
In the sessions and workshop demonstrations colleagues from the TEL Hub along with teaching staff will be sharing ideas that help students learn, help staff develop good learning materials and help improve efficiency and effectiveness in assessment. The aim of this session and workshop is to share ideas and tips for getting the most out of Canvas as a learning tool.
Date:
Friday 19th August 2016

Going to the Polls 2016 Conference

Description
Polling technology has been on campus for a number of years in the form of clickers, and more recently the mobile version of polling has been piloted to allow students to use their own devices to vote. A conference was held in April 2016 to give colleagues from Birmingham and other institutions the opportunity to learn from the experiences of others.
Date:
Thursday 12th May 2016
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