Overview

14 Jun, 202123 Jul, 2021
Online Series
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The Teaching and Learning Series is a 6-week programme that will enable lecturers, professors and anyone teaching higher education students to enhance their online teaching practices and develop new approaches to pedagogy to meet the changing needs of the online learning environment.

This course has been designed from the ground up to provide higher education teaching staff and leaders with the tools and skills they need to refine their online teaching provision. Modules will focus on enhancing impact, developing innovative approaches to enhancing student learning and improving student engagement.

This 6-week virtual learning series will build on the lessons learnt from the pandemic and provide practitioners with the techniques required to develop sustainable models for effective teaching that reflect the new realities of online and blended learning.

6 weeks | 12 hours of content | 6 ‘on demand’ tutorials | 6 live workshops

The Course includes a dedicated VLE allowing you to engage with the modules, participate in online learning and connect with participants.

What to expect?

  • Weekly 2-hour modules of intensive practice-based learning spread over the course of 6 weeks
  • Each week you will have a one hour ‘on demand’ tutorial, allowing you to gain new insights into best practice. The ‘on demand’ tutorial can be viewed and replayed at any time, giving you the flexibility to engage with the course when it suits you.
  • Each week there will also be a one-hour live workshop. This will be an interactive session with the course facilitator. You will be able to put the key learning points from the online tutorials into practice, ask questions and meet any challenges within your own context.
  • Best practice insights from a range of institutions in an on-demand expert panel exploring the future of online delivery.

The Modules

The programme will offer 6 modules across the course:

Designing an Online Curriculum: What Makes Successful Online Teaching and Learning?

Week Commencing: 14th June 2021

Enhancing Your Use of Technology: Utilising Tools and Resources To Improve Learning Outcomes

Week Commencing: 21st June 2021

Recording and Delivering Effective Sessions

Week Commencing: 28th June 2021

Assessment and Feedback: Online Assessment for Learning

Week Commencing: 5th July 2021

Student Engagement: Inclusive Approaches to Online Learning

Week Commencing: 12th July 2021

Acting on Feedback: Monitoring and Evaluating the Quality of Online Teaching

Week Commencing: 19th July 2021

All tutorials will be ‘on demand’ and available to watch and replay at a time of your choosing.

The live workshop will be held on the Friday morning at the end of each module week.

Course Trainers

Marcus Pedersen photo
Marcus Pedersen
Learning Technologist
University College London (UCL)

Agenda

An Introduction to the Teaching and Learning Series
  • Examining the key learning outcomes for the 6-week training programme
  • Identifying your learning needs and expectations for the course
  • Outlining the structure and delivery of the course
  • Assessing how the 6-week programme can be translated into an action plan
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Principal Teaching Fellow
UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
Confirmed
On Demand Module 1: Designing an Online Curriculum: What Makes Successful Online Teaching and Learning?

W/C 14th June 2021

  • Developing an ‘online first’ approach to course design and pedagogy
  • Using ‘backward design’ to ensure intended learning outcomes and competencies are met through online delivery
  • Embedding student co-creation into the development of an online curriculum
  • Designing course structure, timing and task setting to reflect the needs of the online environment
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Principal Teaching Fellow
UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
Confirmed
Marcus Pedersen
Marcus Pedersen
Learning Technologist
University College London (UCL)
Confirmed
On Demand Panel Discussion: What Works? Delivering High Impact Online Teaching

In this panel discussion you will hear practical insights from a range of institutions exploring methods and approaches to delivering a high impact learning experience in the virtual environment.

Each panellist will share innovation from their institution, key recommendations for driving improvements in teaching and explore what online delivery should look like in the long term.

Nona McDuff OBE
Nona McDuff OBE
Pro Vice Chancellor, Students and Teaching
Solent University
Invited
Professor James Pickering
Professor James Pickering
Professor of Anatomical Education and National Teaching Fellow
University of Leeds
Confirmed
Professor Judith Williams
Professor Judith Williams
Director of the Institute of Teaching and Learning
The University of Manchester
Confirmed
Live Workshop 1: Friday 18th June, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This live workshop is your opportunity to engage in the core learning points from the week 1 module and examine how they can be delivered in your context.

In this session you will be able to ask questions, assess your own implementation challenges and share ideas with your fellow participants.

In this session you will:

  • Evaluate your approach to online course design
  • Develop your strategy for online teaching delivery
On Demand Module 2: Enhancing Your Use of Technology: Utilising Tools and Resources To Improve Learning Outcomes

W/C 21st June 2021

  • A guide to innovative tools and resources you can use within your online teaching
  • Practical tips and ideas on how to integrate online tools into your pedagogy
  • New insights on how to get the most out of the online platforms you are using
  • Examining strategies for maximising impact and engagement through online tools
  • Exploring the role of assistive technologies in inclusive online learning
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Principal Teaching Fellow
UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
Confirmed
Marcus Pedersen
Marcus Pedersen
Learning Technologist
University College London (UCL)
Confirmed
Live Workshop 2: Friday 25th June, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This live workshop is your opportunity to engage in the core learning points from the week 2 module and examine how they can be delivered in your context.

In this session you will be able to ask questions, assess your own implementation challenges and share ideas with your fellow participants.

In this session you will:

  • Examine the tools with the potential to enhance your online teaching
  • Plan how to embed assistive technologies within pedagogy
On Demand Module 3: Recording and Delivering Effective Sessions

W/C 28th June 2021

  • Effective approaches to timing, segmenting and structuring of online recordings
  • Examining what effective online sessions look like and how to create clear and achievable learning outcomes
  • Practical insights into online formats and innovative ideas for online delivery
  • Ensuring online delivery integrates effectively with task setting and personal study
  • Strategies for reducing workload and setting up an efficient process for online teaching
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Principal Teaching Fellow
UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
Confirmed
Marcus Pedersen
Marcus Pedersen
Learning Technologist
University College London (UCL)
Confirmed
Live Workshop 3: Friday 2nd July, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This live workshop is your opportunity to engage in the core learning points from the week 3 module and examine how they can be delivered in your context.

In this session you will be able to ask questions, assess your own implementation challenges and share ideas with your fellow participants.

In this session you will:

  • Develop your action plan for efficient and effective recording
  • Learn more about what makes a successful online session
On Demand Module 4: Assessment and Feedback: Online Assessment for Learning

W/C 5th July 2021

  • Embedding engaging assessment tasks in online and blended course design
  • Using the full range of online tools for automated feedback and feedback on written assignments
  • Selecting formative and summative assessment tasks to harmonise with course learning outcomes
  • Assessing group work online
  • Designing inclusive assessment and online summative assessment
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Principal Teaching Fellow
UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
Confirmed
Marcus Pedersen
Marcus Pedersen
Learning Technologist
University College London (UCL)
Confirmed
Live Workshop 4: Friday 9th July, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This live workshop is your opportunity to engage in the core learning points from the week 4 module and examine how they can be delivered in your context.

In this session you will be able to ask questions, assess your own implementation challenges and share ideas with your fellow participants.

In this session you will:

  • Evaluate your online assessment for learning
  • Develop an action plan for assessment and feedback online
On Demand Module 5: Student Engagement: Inclusive Approaches to Online Learning

W/C 12th July 2021

  • Stimulating effective engagement and interaction within a session
  • Examining the barriers and challenges for unengaged students and supporting them to overcome these
  • Considering how to embed opportunities for interaction and enhanced discussion within online course design
  • Sharing tools and pedagogical approaches to effectively engage ‘hard to reach’ students and promote inclusivity online
  • Building sessions around students’ needs and designing new online teaching formats to get the most out of students
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Principal Teaching Fellow
UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
Confirmed
Marcus Pedersen
Marcus Pedersen
Learning Technologist
University College London (UCL)
Confirmed
Live Workshop 5: Friday 16th July, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This live workshop is your opportunity to engage in the core learning points from the week 4 module and examine how they can be delivered in your context.

In this session you will be able to ask questions, assess your own implementation challenges and share ideas with your fellow participants.

In this session you will:

  • Evaluate your approach to student engagement
  • Develop an action plan for improving student interaction
On Demand Module 6: Acting on Feedback: Monitoring and Evaluating the Quality of Online Teaching

W/C 19th July 2021

  • Examining key strategies for reviewing online practice and evaluating your teaching
  • A guide to key metrics on assessing performance and gaining insights on driving change
  • How to develop a cycle of continuous monitoring and enhancement through personal and peer review
  • Embedding student feedback into a course and examining how co-creation can drive long term improvement in online delivery
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Dr Rosalind Duhs
Principal Teaching Fellow
UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
Confirmed
Marcus Pedersen
Marcus Pedersen
Learning Technologist
University College London (UCL)
Confirmed
Live Workshop 6: Friday 23rd July, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This live workshop is your opportunity to engage in the core learning points from the week 5 module and examine how they can be delivered in your context.

In this session you will be able to ask questions, assess your own implementation challenges and share ideas with your fellow participants.

In this session you will:

  • Assess how you will monitor the quality and outcomes of your online teaching
  • Learn how to act on student feedback to improve delivery

Audience

This course is specifically designed for all teaching leaders and practitioners across the higher education sector. Those in attendance will include:

  • Lecturers and Senior Lecturers
  • Heads of Teaching and Learning
  • Course Directors
  • Departmental Teaching Staff
  • Heads of Qualifications and Assessment
  • Heads of Department

Pricing

  • Public Sector (Online Series Rate)
    £295 + VAT
  • Voluntary Sector Small: Income < £1M (Online Series Rate)
    £195 + VAT
  • Voluntary Sector Large: Income > £1M (Online Series Rate)
    £245 + VAT
  • Private Sector (Online Series Rate)
    £395 + VAT
For group discounts and enquiries about your registration please contact us on 020 3770 6580 or [email protected]