Monday, 24 September 2012

Learning Technology drop in surgeries for students

To help students wishing to use technology in their learning the Elevate Team have arranged a number of Drop in Surgeries during this week. These are intended to help students get started with the learning technologies we cover in our Student Induction Sessions. These technologies include;

  1. LearnUCS

  2. Mahara ePortfolio

  3. Twitter

  4. Diigo

  5. Google Docs

The sessions are all on the 1st Floor, Waterfront and intended as a drop in. The time slots are as follows;

  • Tuesday 25th 10.30 to 1.30

  • Wednesday 26th 11.00 to 11.30

  • Thursday 27th 1.00 to 5.00

  • Friday 28th 10.30 to 3.00

So if you'd like help in getting you started with these technologies for your learning, please drop in and see us.

The sort of tasks we'll cover include;

  • LearnUCS >> Editing your notifications and module list

  • Mahara >> Changing your profile, creating a Journal, creating a file space, adding a journal post, uploading files and creating a portfolio page

  • Twitter >> Creating an account, finding a person / organisation, starting to follow someone and stop following someone

  • Diigo >> Creating an account, and adding a bookmark

  • Google Docs >> Creating an account, creating a Doc, and sharing a Doc

We also provide online help through the FAQ engine

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