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:
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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Adobe Photoshop is a vital tool for those wishing to create or edit graphics, images or internal design campaigns across the University
The free ‘Photoshop – An Introduction to Design’ course is designed to help you learn basic awareness of the functions of Adobe Photoshop CS6 and onwards for design purposes, as well as exploring how to work within the University of Lincoln corporate brand. The workshop will be delivered in two parts, the first will explore the theory of Photoshop and the second will allow attendees to apply the knowledge learnt in the first workshop.
The workshop will cover the following elements:
• Aesthetic considerations when designing
• Basic Adobe Photoshop CS6 software understanding
• Some advanced Adobe Photoshop CS6 understanding
• Creation, editing and manipulation of imagery
• How to design both for print and online purposes
There are no prerequisites for attending this course. The next session will take place on Thursday 15th March 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 the second session as it will be sent automatically from Outlook with your booking request for this session.
To book a place, please click on the link below and select ‘Photoshop – An Introduction to Design – A two part workshop’: https://ps.lincoln.ac.uk/services/hr/development/BookProgrammes/SitePages/Home.aspx
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‘The Art of Being Brilliant’ is all about learning how to be your best self, playing to your strengths, and unlocking the potential of those around you.
The workshop will teach you how to understand the choices you have in creating more happiness and success in your life. You’ll learn about the powerful impact you have on others and understand how to enhance the way you communicate with those around you, including yourself. The session aims to help you know how to make the right choices in order to build a positive future.
Delegates will explore:
• Greater self-awareness
• Greater awareness of others
• Broader communications skills and the flexibility needed to use them for effective outcomes
• The ability to make better choices in attitude
• Greater awareness of how our emotions work
• Greater understanding of the power of the subconscious mind in creating our outcomes, experiences and perceptions
This workshop is open to all staff with no prerequisites. The next sessions will run on Wednesday 14th March at the Minerva Building.
To book a place, please click on the link below and select ‘The Art of Being Brilliant’: https://ps.lincoln.ac.uk/services/hr/development/BookProgrammes/SitePages/Home.aspx
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The University environment is one where there is a diverse range of people from different nationalities and backgrounds and as such, it is understandable that some staff could feel wary of cultural differences and the possibility of causing offence.
The ‘Cross Cultural Communications’ training session is a bite size session that aims to raise awareness of cultural differences in attitudes and behaviours which you may come across in day to day social interactions. The session will offer an insight into cultural differences and social norms, including British culture and suggest reading material to further increase knowledge. The course is available to all staff with the next available session taking place in the Minerva Building on the Brayford Pool campus on Wednesday 28th February.
To book a place, please click on the link below and select ‘Cross Cultural Communications’: https://ps.lincoln.ac.uk/services/hr/development/BookProgrammes/SitePages/Home.aspx