Current Events

Please note that all Learning and Development Centre (LDC) training events, including webinars, now need to be booked via ESS. If for any reason you are unable to book via ESS yourself, call LDC on  extension 81761 using Skype for Business or email ldc@uwe.ac.uk

The Learning and Development Centre provides a number of learning opportunities for academic staff in support of Block Zero.  The courses found on LDC’s Block Zero – Academic Development page (requires UWE login) are scheduled regularly throughout the year and can be booked through ESS.  If you want to discuss scheduling of events for your team, please contact LDC directly at ldc@uwe.ac.uk

In addition, the Academic Practice Directorate occasionally run webinars on a variety of topics.

Please note: If the course you are looking for isn’t listed below, please use the ESS system and use the appropriate search word, for example, Blackboard or Panopto, as you may find what you are looking for there.

April

15 April 10.00-12.00 noon: Event Capture (Panopto) – Editing Recordings.

20 April 14.00-15.30 pm: Enhancing PowerPoint Presentations.

21 April 14.00-15.30 pm: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra training course.

21 April 14.00-16.00 pm: Interactive Blackboard – tools to encourage engagement.

22 April 12.30-15.00 pm: Introduction to teaching practice and supporting learning.

22 April 14:00: Blackboard online marking. [Here’s a link to the online marking videos.]

23 April 10.00-11.30 am: Webinar: Advanced Microsoft Teams.

26 April 14:00: Blackboard online marking. [Here’s a link to the online marking videos.]

27 April 13.00-14.30 pm: Bitesize: Creating accessible documents training course.

28 April 11.00-12.30 pm: Introduction to Xerte.

28 April 14.00-15.30 pm: Advanced Xerte.

29 April 10.00-11.30 am: Blackboard Collaborate Breakout Groups training course.

29 April 10.00-12.00 noon: Getting Started with Event Capture (Panopto).

29 April 10.00-12.00 noon: Introduction to inclusive teaching and learning practice.

May

4 May 13.30-15.00 pm: Webinar: Collaborating in OneDrive training course.

6 May 10.00-11.30 am: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra training course.

10 May 10.00-12.30 pm: Introduction to small group teaching.

11 May 10.00-11.30 am: An introduction to using Microsoft Teams training course.

11 May 14.00-16.00 pm: Event Capture (Panopto) – Editing Recordings.

12 May 13.30-15.00 pm: Blackboard Collaborate Breakout Groups training course.

13 May 10:00: Blackboard online marking. [Here’s a link to the online marking videos.]

17 May 13.00-15.00 pm: Introduction to Large Group Teaching.

17 May 14.00-16.30 pm: Getting Started with Blackboard VLE.

18 May 9.30-11.oo am: Enhancing PowerPoint Presentations.

19 May 13.30-15.00 pm: Webinar: Advanced Microsoft Teams.

21 May 10.00-11.30 am: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra training course.

24 May 14.00-16.00 pm: Getting Started with Event Capture (Panopto).

25 May 12.30-14.00 pm: Bitesize: Creating accessible documents training course.

26 May 14.00-15.30 pm: Using Microsoft accessibility features training course.

27 May 10.00-12.00 noon: Interactive Blackboard – tools to encourage engagement.

27 May 10.00-12.30 pm: Introduction to peer observation and techniques for obtaining feedback from students.

28 May 10.00-11.30 am: Blackboard Collaborate Breakout Groups training course.

June

7 June 14.00-16.00 pm: Event Capture (Panopto) – Editing Recordings.

9 June 10.00-11.30 am: Webinar: Collaborating in OneDrive training course.

10 June 10.00-11.30 am: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra training course.

15 June 14.00-15.30 pm: Webinar: Advanced Microsoft Teams.

16 June 10.00-11.30 am: Blackboard Collaborate Breakout Groups training course.

17-22 June: UWE Festival of Learning.

22 June 13.00-14.30 pm: Creating notebooks in OneNote training course.

25-29 June 2021: Designing Effective Assessment and Feedback Strategies.

29 June 10.00-11.30 am: Bitesize: Creating accessible documents training course.

30 June 10.00-12.30 pm: Getting Started with Blackboard VLE.

July

5 July 14.00-16.00 pm: Interactive Blackboard – tools to encourage engagement.