Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Workshop on developing learning activities in Xerte

The following workshop is being offered by JISC RSC Eastern. We (Elevate) have an installation of Xerte Online Toolkit, therefore, if you are interested in using this very powerful tool to develop e-tutorials and learning objects please contact elevate@ucs.ac.uk for more information concerning the tool and how to sign up for this workshop.

JISC RSC Eastern is offering a hands-on event providing both an overview and a comprehensive introduction to the Xerte Online Toolkit. Xerte and Xerte Online Toolkit (XOT) is free and open source and an award winning suite of tools developed by the University of Nottingham and promoted and supported by JISC TechDis. The software has built in accessibility features for creating learning objects.

* To introduce Xerte Online Toolkits - features and techniques
* To inspire innovative practice in the use of Xerte templates
* To provide examples from existing users
* To raise awareness of the accessibility benefits of using Xerte
* To encourage use of the sharing and collaborative development features

By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Create, edit and manage learning objects
- Import media and link to external media
- Create interactive pages including quizzes
- Link LO's to Moodle/VLE courses
- Import LO's to Moodle/VLE courses including quiz tracking via SCORM
- Make use of RSS features
- Make use of sharing and collaboration features

Pre-requisites: None really apart from use of computer & web browser and familiarity of using images, audio and video would be useful

This workshop is subsidised by JISC RSC Eastern and will be delivered by Ron Mitchell, an accredited trainer associated with JISC TechDis.

If you are new to Xerte or have already been using the tool at beginners or intermediate level then this staff development is ideal for you.

Target Audience: Teachers, learning technologists, support staff or anyone who wants to use Xerte Page Templates to create learning & teaching materials (ACL, FE, HEI/HE in FE, Sixth Form, WBL)
Event Type: Regional Event
Times: 09:00 - 16:00
Venue: Norwich University College of the Arts


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