Using e-learning to improve student engagement in the biosciences: a workshop for HE educators 2017

This one day training event is relevant for all HE molecular bioscience lecturers, from early career to established academics, wanting to use e-learning to improve student engagement in and beyond the classroom. This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of e-learning methods in bioscience, and after completion, participants will be able to use the described technologies in their physical or virtual classrooms to enhance student engagement.

 

The event will include theoretical and hands-on sessions on:

 

–       Virtual labs

–       Apps in Higher Education

–       Personalised e-learning tools

–       Personalised audio feedback

–       E-portfolio

Organizers:
Frank Michelangeli (University of Chester)
Helen Watson (Plymouth University)
Pamela Scott (University of Glasgow)
Gus Cameron (University of Bristol)
Luciane V. de Mello (University of Liverpool)
Monday 20 March 2017
10:30 Registration

11:15 – 12:00
Introduction and overview on e-learning, various methods and benefits
Peter Alston (University of Liverpool, UK)
12:00 – 12:20
Virtual labs
Gus Cameron (University of Bristol, UK)
12:20 – 12:40
Apps in Higher Education
Pamela Scott (University of Glasgow, UK)
12:40 – 13:00
Personalised e-learning tools
Peter Klappa (University of Kent, UK)
13:00 – 13:20
E-portfolios
David Smith, Catherine Duckett (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)
13:20 – 14:15 Lunch

 

Parallel Hands on sessions (30 minutes)

Participants will be divided in groups and attend the following sessions

Monday 20 March 2017
14:15 – 15:45
Virtual labs
Gus Cameron (University of Bristol, UK)
14:15 – 15:45
Apps in Higher Education
Pamela Scott (University of Glasgow, UK)
14:15 – 15:45
Personalised e-learning tools
Peter Klappa (University of Kent, UK)
15:45 – 16:00 Refreshment Break

16:00 – 16:30
E-portfolios
David Smith, Catherine Duckett (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)
16:30 – 17:00
Personalised audio feedback
Luciane V. de Mello (University of Liverpool, UK)

Date

Mar 20 2017

Time

All Day
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