Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Events and workshops

Booking: these courses generally open for booking one month in advance of the shown date. If you do not see a live booking link please check back nearer the course date.

Cancelling: If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at your earliest opportunity and at least 3 days before the event. Someone else may be able to take your place, but we need time to contact them. Also, although you are not charged for an event, there are costs we incur (e.g. photocopying) which relate directly to places reserved.

How to cancel: you can cancel your booking via the MyEd Event Booking Channel. Go to MyEd and then the Event Booking Channel. Click on "My Bookings" - here you will have the option to cancel your place.

We maintain attendance registers; unexpected absences will be noted. If you consistently fail to attend, or repeatedly cancel with very short notice, you may be prevented from booking future IAD events.

Digital Footprint: creating an effective online presence for research & impact (online session)

Description

Eligbility: Researchers and staff

This session will focus on managing your digital footprint and how to create an effective online presence for research and impact. 

The session will:

  • Highlight the importance and benefits of having an effective online presence e.g. in relation to research impact
  • Provide advice on managing social media profiles
  • Highlight the guidance from various Professional Bodies e.g. General Medical Council; Law Society etc.
  • Provide an overview of how to create of a social media/online presence strategy
  • Hints and tips on saving time when using social media, for example scheduling tweets and Facebook/blog posts

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences and your own hints and tips.

No previous experience or knowledge is needed to attend this session.

This session will take place via blackboard collaborate (virtual classroom). Booking is required in order to receive the workshop link and further information about how to join the session.

Cancelling: If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at the earliest opportunity and at least 3 working days before the event.  Someone else may be able to take your place, but we need time to contact them. Also, although you are not charged for an event, there are costs we incur which relate directly to places reserved.

BookingsThere are currently no events scheduled for this course. Please check back later.

Online Learning Network: Designing online courses

Description

The Online Learning Network is a community of practice which offers those involved in delivering and supporting Online Learning programmes an opportunity to network and share practice.

The next event will focus on designing online courses and we will be joined by three guest speakers who will talk about approaches and support for designing online courses.

Further details can be found below:

Theme: Designing online courses

Date & Time: 21st May (10.00-13.00)

Venue: Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre

09.30 – Tea/coffee and networking

10.00 – Welcome and Introduction - Celeste McLaughlin, Head of Academic Development for Digital Education, Institute for Academic Development.

10.15 – Designing online courses - Stuart Nicol and Jon Jack, Educational Design & Engagement (Information Services).

10.45 -  Using the ELDeR approach to design the Masters of Public Health online programme - Dr Ruth McQuillan, Programme Co-Director.  

11.15 – Designing online courses - Jenny Scoles, Academic Developer, Institute for Academic Development.

11.45 – Sharing practice – participant activity.

12.15 – Lunch and networking.

EligibilityAll staff
Date Monday 21-May-2018, 09:30 - 13:00
Venue Sydney Smith, Lecture Theatre, Doorway 1, Teviot Place Central Area
Bookings If you are eligible, you can Book a place on this course .