Poll Everywhere: Stimulate Participation With Student Live Response

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Digital Education Training Week 2019

Taking place on 30th July 2019 from 10.30pm – 12.00pm. Visit http://lncn.eu/training to book.

This session will introduce Poll Everywhere as a solution for engaging students in live response within a lecture or seminar. You can ask a variety of questions and students can reply in real time from any internet based device. It will provide information on; setting up an account with Poll Everywhere and creating your first poll, the various question types and their application in teaching and learning, getting your students to engage and respond, embedding polls into your PowerPoint presentation and reporting on polls you have run with your students.

Understand how Poll Everywhere can be used to enagage students in live response within a lecture or seminar environment.
Appricate the wide variety of question types which can be embedded into your teaching and learning practice and how you use them to compliment your current learning activities.

Updated Lecture Recording Summary Guidance for 2019-20

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The University recently updated its Lecture Recording Guidance for 2019-20. The two-page summary guidance document can be found here.

Additionally, the University will be running a number of training workshops for staff on making the most of Panopto and Video Based Learning. The next one Panopto: Recording Lectures and Creating Video Resources takes place during Digital Education Training Week (w/c 29th July). Workshops can be booked via https://lncn.eu/training. A video showcasing staff use of Panopto and Video Based Learning for creating learning resources can be watched below.

For further details, contact digitaleducation@lincoln.ac.uk

Qualtrics Survey Software

Free survey software is a great tool for allowing and increasing engagement across the University but did you know that many sites no longer comply with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)? To remedy this the University now offers free access to Qualtrics for all staff and students.

Qualtrics is an easy-to-use online survey software that’s powerful enough to to perform even the most sophisticated research, capture insights for process improvement, module feedback, and more. With Qualtrics, project creation is simple. You can easily collaborate your projects and share results with colleagues or other students on campus. Unlike other free online survey sites Qualtrics is compliant with General Data Protection Regulations, therefore is recommended to you by the University.

What are people like me using Qualtrics for?

  • Application Processes
  • Module Feedback
  • Campus Engagement
  • Course Evaluations
  • Paper Process Automation
  • Academic Research
  • Classroom Learning
  • Enhancing Resumes
  • Improving Class Projects
  • Running Club Event Registration / Feedback
  • Launching Field Studies

Want to know more?

Take a look at this short two minute survey in Qualtrics to see how it could work for you: https://unioflincoln.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0B9XiL3G1uBP1PL

How do I learn how to use it?

Qualtrics has a great collection of self-help resources including:

#DigiEd18 Event: Video-based Learning

Following the success of the LALT Showcase: Education in a Digital Age event. The Digital Education team is launching a new series of short themed events called ‘#DigiEd’. The events are aimed at academics who want to enhance their learning and teaching strategies and elements of technology that are used to support: collaboration, inquiry etc.

The first #DigiEd18 will take place on 20th Jun from 12pm until 1pm in the Minerva Building (MB1020). The theme is video-based learning (makerspace).

This practical ‘makerspace’ session will look at different methods of using videos as a teaching medium and will teach you various ways to use aspects of video technology. It gives practical suggestions and provides a real-world context approach. You will also be given the skills to create your own resources. There will also be a Q & A session after the presentation has finished to allow anyone to find out more information.

If you would like to book for this event please visit HR booking system

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Struggling to use Photoshop? Sign up for this free two part workshop

Adobe Photoshop has been around for thirty years now and has become a byword for image manipulation. It’s a tool which is vital for almost any graphics or image work you’ll do.

This course is designed to help you learn basic awareness of the functions of Adobe Photoshop for design purposes, as well as exploring how to work within the University of Lincoln Corporate Brand. This is a two part workshop, the first is the theory of Photoshop and the second is to apply the knowledge learnt in the first workshop.

Delegates will look at:
• Aesthetic considerations when designing
• Basic Adobe Photoshop software understanding
• Some advanced Adobe Photoshop understanding
• Creation, editing and manipulation of imagery
• How to design both for print and online purposes

The course is intended for those wishing to create internal design campaigns, or increase knowledge of design understanding. There are no prerequisites for attending this course. The next session will take place on Wednesday 27th June at the University Library.

Please note this is a two part workshop and you should attend both sessions. The second session date is a week on from the original date at 10.00am for 1 hour. You do not need to request to book onto this as it will be sent automatically from Outlook with your booking request for this session.

To book a place, please go to https://ps.lincoln.ac.uk/services/hr/development/BookProgrammes/SitePages/Home.aspx and select ‘Photoshop – An Introduction to Design – A two part workshop’.