Digital Skills CPD workshops

Suitable for: academic and professional service staff at the University of Birmingham who teach. 

Academic Development Programme phase 1

It is mandatory to take five of the below HEFi Digital Skills Workshops as part of the Academic Development Programme phase 1. Please take either CPD100 or CPD101 - it is not mandatory to do both.

Academic Development Programme phase 2

Other HEFi Digital Skills Workshops can be used as CPD credits towards the Academic Development Programme phase 2.

  • Pedagogical Insights into e-Portfolios: This interactive session will introduce you to the world of ePortfolios and the pedagogical benefits as a tool for reflection, assessment and journaling.
  • Getting Creative with PebblePadWe will provide an insight into the structure of PebblePad, exploring some of inbuilt resources in PebblePad.
  • Learning outcomes and Rubrics: We will demonstrate examples of rubrics and how they will provide clear and concise feedback to enable students to comprehend what they need achieve/improve to get to the next level
  • Introduction to Developing Effective MCQ's: This activity-based workshop will help you to create robust Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Introduction to developing effective assessment questions: Through interactive discussions and collaborative exercises, participants will share current practices for creating assessment questions.
  • Practical Ways to Develop Assessment Literacy in your students: We will discuss effective approaches that can be integrated into your teaching practice to cultivate assessment literacy among your students
  • How to: quizzesThis session offers an opportunity for staff to learn or refresh their understanding of how to use and create quizzes within their Canvas course.
  • Improving Assessment and Feedback through Digital Tools: Can we? Should we? How do we even...?: This webinar aims to open the door to the frustrations and opportunities experienced by academics, and professional services staff, who are implementing digital assessment tools in their institutions.

Further information

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