Thursday, 1 May 2014

Online courses available to enhance your skills for living in this digital world

The following was announced at a recent Digital Literacies event we ran at UCS with the JISC RSC Eastern.

We are running a number of online courses during May, 2014. The titles are listed below. We've arranged them by expected audience, although you may think differently :-)

If you have any questions about if the course is for you, please email elevate@ucs.ac.uk


Anyone
  • Using e-Portfolios (Mahara) as a reflective learner
Lecturers / Teachers
  • Getting started with Augmented Reality as a Learning Technology
  • Why use the flipped classroom in your teaching?
  • Getting started with the Blackboard Quiz Engine in your teaching and assessment model
University Campus Suffolk Members Only
  • Using RefWorks for resource management (University Campus Suffolk Only)
These online courses will use the Blackboard CourseSite's Learning Platform (http://www.coursesites.com), they are designed for approximately 5 hours duration, and when you successfully complete the course you'll receive a Mozilla Badge (and Certificate) of Attendance.

The intended outcomes of the sessions are listed below.

All the courses will start on the 12th May, 2014, and run for two weeks.

The first step is for you to register your interest through the online form (http://bit.ly/1hRi056) and we'll contact you a week before the course starts to clarify how and where to access the courses.

In the mean time, if you have any questions, please email elevate@ucs.ac.uk.

Intended Learning Outcomes


Using e-Portfolios as a reflective learner

By the end of this course participants should be able to;
  • LO1: Have a better understanding of what a reflective learner is and be aware of other types of learners
  • LO2: Create an e-portfolio page which has been used for personal reflection in the Mahara e-portfolio tool
  • LO3: Be aware of the different tools available and their effective use in supporting reflective learning
Getting started with Augmented Reality as a Learning Technology

By the end of this online course participants should be able to answer the following questions;
  • LO1: What is meant by the term augmented reality?
  • LO2: How it is been used in UK HE & FE?
  • LO3: How you might use it in your Teaching, Learning and Assessment Models?
  • LO4: How do I design and develop an augmented reality learning activity using Aurasma?
Why use the flipped classroom in your teaching?

By the end of this online course participants should be able to answer the following questions;
  • LO1: What is meant by the term flipped classroom?
  • LO2: What are some of the underpinning educational models?
  • LO3: What evidence is there to support using a flipped classroom from UK HE & FE?
  • LO4: What concerns are there around flipping the HE classroom?
  • LO5: What technology enhanced learning designs suit a flipped classroom?
  • LO6: How you might use the flipped classroom teaching model?
Getting started with the Blackboard Quiz Engine in your teaching and assessment models

By the end of this course participants should be able to;
  • LO1: Explain what we mean by the term objective test
  • LO2: Review a number of ways objective tests have been used in UK HE to enhance the learning experience
  • LO3: Design, develop and deploy an objective test in a module on LearnUCS
  • LO4: Accessing the results through the Grade Centre
Using RefWorks for resource management

By the end of this course participants should be able to;
  • LO1: Answer the question: “What is a reference management tool (i.e.RefWorks)?”
  • LO2: Create accounts with customised setting to reflect use of UCS Harvard referencing style.
  • LO3: Import/Export content from a variety of sources, including databases and other online resources
  • LO4: Install and know how to use the Ref-Grab-It Bookmarklet tool
  • LO5: Set up folders and store references in them
  • LO6: Create a bibliography of their references
  • LO7: Know the importance of checking that their references lists meets UCS referencing standards 
  • LO8: Share references within their RefWorks account with others.
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