Lunchtime Webinars in 2016

lunch & Learn

Fancy learning something new but don’t have time to leave your desk? Then you’ll love these 30-minute lunchtime webinars, brought to you by UCA’s Centre for Digital Scholarship.

All you’ll need is a pair of headphones and some sandwiches. To book your place on a webinar just use the ‘Book Now’ link after each description below.

  • Marking Online: Thursday 28th January, 1.15pm to 1.45pm.
    Interested in marking work online? In this 30-minute lunchtime webinar Tony Reeves will provide you with an introduction to online marking in myUCA. Book now
  • HEA Fellowship: Wednesday 10th February, 1.15 to 1.45pm.
    What is HEA Fellowship, and why should you care? In this 30-minute lunchtime webinar, Annamarie Mckie explains how applying for HEA Fellowship can improve your teaching practice and advance your career prospects. Book now
  • Turnitin Demystified: Wednesday 24th February, 1.15pm to 1.45pm.
    How does Turnitin work? If you’re not sure, this 30-minute lunchtime webinar will cover the fundamentals of Turnitin. Tony Reeves will also be able to respond to any questions you have about Turnitin at UCA. Book now
  • UCA’s Creative Arts Education courses: Wednesday 9th March, 1.15pm to 1.45pm.
    Why do you teach in the way that you do? In this 30-minute lunchtime webinar, Dr. Gill Nah explains how UCA’s Grad Cert, PGCert, and MA courses in Creative Arts Education provide you with an opportunity to explore and develop your teaching practice. Book now
  • Critical Digital Pedagogy: Wednesday 23rd March, 1.15pm to 1.45pm.
    Are we oppressing our students through our use of learning technology? As educators, we wield significant power over our students through the learning experiences we provide. But if we are to create truly global citizens, it is vital that we empower them to develop a critical view of the world and ensure they are not restricted by our view of technology and learning. In this 30-minute lunchtime webinar, Tony Reeves introduces Paolo Freire’s concept of Critical Pedagogy and how it enables us to liberate both ourselves and our students from oppressive teaching practices. Book now
  • Flexible Learning Spaces in myUCA: Thursday 7th April, 1.15pm to 1.45pm.
    How can you use myUCA to build flexible learning spaces? In this 30-minute lunchtime webinar, UCA’s Maria Tannant explains how courses are using personal development areas, blogs and tutorial logs to provide flexible learning opportunities to enhance students’ experience. Book now
  • Being More Inclusive in your Teaching: Wednesday 27th April, 1.15pm to 1.45pm.
    What does it mean to teach ‘inclusively’? And how do you go about it? In this 30-minute lunchtime webinar, UCA’s John Sutter explains how being inclusive helps all students to learn more effectively, and provides tips and strategies to help you teach from a more inclusive perspective. Book now
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