Curriculum Development Activities and Events

Listed below are the events CIE will be running in the months ahead, sorted by date. To book a place on a workshop listed below please click through to the Eventbrite page and complete the booking form on the site.

You may also be interested in the Academic Development workshops run by The Academy.

VITAL Essentials

Wed 13 March 2019, 13:00 – 14:30

This is an introduction to the VLE VITAL. We’ll be going over how to access your modules, structuring courses, how to create basic content, and exploring the communication tools. This will be a practical session set in a computer lab so all you need is your login details to access VITAL. This is ideal for new starters, or those who are module leaders for a subject.

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Polling Technologies for Teaching

Wed 27 March 2019, 14:00 – 15:30

This workshop will be looking at a number of polling software that is currently being used across the university. We’ll be looking at Poll Everywhere, Mentimeter, Socrative, Kahoot and Padlet. This is ideal for any staff who are looking to introduce polling into their teaching or for anyone interested in active learning.

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Electronic Marking and Assessment

Wed 3 April 2019, 12:30 – 14:00

This will be a practical session, mainly focussed around the Turnitin Feedback Studio tool which is used for online submission and marking. We’ll look into how to set up a link in VITAL, how to mark a paper using QuickMarks, how to use the plagiarism detection tool, the use of online rubrics and a brief look at the alternative tool - BlackBoard Assessment. The session is aimed for staff who will undertake online marking or have an interest in using it for their own subjects.

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VITAL Essentials

Tue 7 May 2019, 13:00 – 14:30

This is an introduction to the VLE VITAL. We’ll be going over how to access your modules, structuring courses, how to create basic content, and exploring the communication tools. This will be a practical session set in a computer lab so all you need is your login details to access VITAL. This is ideal for new starters, or those who are module leaders for a subject.

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Introduction to PebblePad

Wed 8 May 2019, 14:30 – 16:00

This is a beginners workshop in PebblePad. We’ll be mainly focussing on how to use the Pebble+, how to embed it within a VITAL module and how to create resources. This is aimed for staff who are new to PebblePad and we won’t be exploring the assessment engine ATLAS.

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Electronic Marking and Assessment

Wed 22 May 2019, 13:00 – 14:30

This will be a practical session, mainly focussed around the Turnitin Feedback Studio tool which is used for online submission and marking. We’ll look into how to set up a link in VITAL, how to mark a paper using QuickMarks, how to use the plagiarism detection tool, the use of online rubrics and a brief look at the alternative tool - BlackBoard Assessment. The session is aimed for staff who will undertake online marking or have an interest in using it for their own subjects.

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