myUCA Masterclass

myUCA_Masterclass

Ever wondered whether there might be more to myUCA? Then join us for the myUCA Masterclass.

It’s a short online course that’s designed to fit around your busy schedule. The course runs over eight days, and each day covers s different way of enhancing student learning in myUCA.

The course is delivered via short, webinar-based sessions, which you can either join in real-time or watch later on in the day. You can also dip in and out, so if you think you’re already a blogging whizz (for example) then just skip that session. There will also be a TodaysMeet chat room open throughout the duration of the course so you can post questions and suggestions.

Please use the links below to join each live session – there’s no need to sign up, just click the link just before the specified time. The links to the recordings will also be posted below as they become available.


Week 1 sessions


Monday 22nd Feb: Using video in myUCA
Live session: 12pm to 12.30pm     watch recording

Topicsvideo-icon
– Embedding YouTube and eStream video in myUCA
– Embedding a Lynda.com tutorial

Resources
How to create your Lynda.com account
Pedagogical benefits of using video in teaching
The Impact of Broadcast and Streaming Video in Education


Tuesday 23rd Feb: Embedding social media in myUCA
twitter-logoLive session: 12pm to 12.30pm    watch recording

Topics
– Adding Twitter, Slideshare, Vimeo, Instagram etc. to myUCA


Wednesday 24th Feb: Working with images
photo-512Live session: 2pm to 2.30pm   watch recording

Topics
– Creating and adding a banner to courses and units
– Adding and resizing images in announcements


Thursday 25th Feb: Creating an interactive reading list
Live session: 2pm to 2.30pm   watch recordingimages

Topics
– Making reading list material more discoverable


Week 2 sessions


Monday 29th Feb: Setting up a blog in myUCA
Live session: 12pm to 12.30pm    watch recordingimages

Topics
– Exploring how blogs can enhance learning in myUCA
– Setting up a blogging activity


Tuesday 1st March: Setting up a wiki in myUCA
Live session: 1pm to 1.30pm    watch recordingcollaborate-icon

Topics
– Exploring how wikis can enhance learning in myUCA
– Setting up a wiki activity


Wednesday 2nd March: Creating an online sign-up sheet
Live session: 11am to 11.30am   watch recordingsign-up-now

Topics
– How to use a sign-up sheet in myUCA


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