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Training & CPD

CPD Sessions

 

The Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning offers a range of continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for academics and other members of staff.

All sessions for the academic year 2016-2017 will be held in Room 3/6 Waterloo Bridge Wing, Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus.

KEATS

KEATS: First Steps and Resources

Description: KEATS is the central Virtual Learning Environment used by the College. This workshop introduces the basic functionality of KEATS and examines the variety of resources that teaching staff can use to enhance the students’ learning experience.

Book online for this session (via Skills Forge) 

Dates:

15/09/2016   10-13.00

28/11/2016    14-17.00

16/03/2017   10-13.00

18/05/2017   10-13.00

KEATS: Introduction to KEATS Activities

Description: This workshop introduces some of the available activities in KEATS, including activities that can help you manage and schedule meetings, that can facilitate communication and that can provide students with informal assessment opportunities.

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Dates:

03/11/2016  14-17.00

08/03/2017  14-17.00

17/05/2017  10-13.00

KEATS: More advanced uses of Activities

Description: This workshop looks at some of the more advanced activities in KEATS, like the Database and Lesson, and examines how students’ progress can be tracked and utilised.

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Dates:

09/11/2016  15-17.00

15/03/2017  15-17.00

Utilizing KEATS logs

Description: What do students do inside the online learning environment? Which resources are more popular? Which students are most engaged? We attempt to answer these and other questions on student behaviours and interactions through the use of the KEATS activity logs (learning analytics).

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Dates:

06/12/2016  10-12.00

20/03/2017  15-17.00

05/06/2017  15-17.00

KEATS: Marking online using Turnitin and GradeΜark

Description: This session will examine how to use the Turnitin interface in KEATS, from the setting up of assignment submission areas through to the marking of assignments using GradeMark.

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Dates:

21/11/2016  15-17.00

16/03/2017  15-17.00

E-learning pedagogy

Design for e-learning

Embedding e-learning successfully in your practice is a designed activity and not simply a matter of putting your resources online. This workshop will help you to identify the factors to consider; and translate your disciplinary content into a technology enhanced learning opportunity that has an impact on your students’ learning.

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Dates:

07/12/2016  10-12.00

21/02/2017  10-12.00

10/05/2017  10-12.00

Technology Enhanced Lectures

Description: What makes for a great learning experience is not only the disciplinary content, but the way a discipline is taught. This session will present teaching practitioners with guidance on enriching the students’ experience and increasing learning and engagement by leveraging technology before, during and after a large group lecture.

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Dates:

10/11/2016  10-12.00

23/02/2017  15-17.00

03/05/2017  10-12.00

Creating accessible learning resources

Description: This workshop is intended to provide staff with the necessary information on how to create accessible learning content and resources.

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Dates:

29/11/2016  15-17.00

26/05/2017  10-12.00

Inclusive Education

Description: This workshop will support King’s staff in developing skills and understanding towards Inclusive Education in today’s society in HEI’s.

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Dates:

16/11/2016  10-12.00  Room: JCMB G.14

12/04/2017  10-12.00  Room: JCMB G.14

Content creation and tools

How to create narrated PowerPoint presentations using Office Mix

This workshop will teach participants how to create narrated PowerPoints using the Office Mix plugin. Office Mix allows users to turn their PowerPoints into interactive online lessons or presentations. Office Mix is freely available to all King’s College London users.

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Dates:

02/11/2016  15-17.00

25/04/2017  15-17.00

Interact with your audience (Poll Everywhere)

Description: Interactive lectures bring numerous benefits to students and teachers. One technology to help facilitate interactivity in lectures is that of Audience Response Systems. Poll Everywhere is an example of such technology and helps teachers engage with their class, and offer real-time feedback.

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Dates:

14/09/2016  10-12.00

24/11/2016  15-17.00

27/02/2017  15-17.00

27/04/2017  15-17.00

Video production for beginners

Description: This workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts of video production and show them how to produce their own videos.

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Dates:

23/11/2016  15-17.00

22/02/2017  15-17.00

24/05/2017  15-17.00

Using the King's ePortfolio Service

This ePortfolio session will prepare and be an introduction for learners or practitioners who plan on using Mahara (open source e-portfolio system) to create an online artefact based ePortfolio.

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Dates:

22/03/2017 15:00-17:00

06/06/2017 15:00-17:00

Blogging for beginners

Description: This workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts of blogging, and show staff how to create their own blog.

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Dates:

22/11/2016  10-12.00

02/03/2017  15-17.00

16/05/2017  10-12.00

 

Podcast and basic audio editing

Description: This workshop will explore the process of podcasting through preparation, recording and post-production. Participants will have hands-on training with the free audio editing software Audacity.

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Dates:

17/11/2016  10-12.00

06/03/2017  15-17.00

 

Bespoke Training Sessions: In addition to our published events we also design bespoke courses and  provide consultancy.To discuss your (Department’s) specific needs please contact us at ctel@kcl.ac.uk.

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