Remote Teaching Webinars

Workspace

Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate

  • Quick-start introduction to Collaborate

  • How to set up sessions
  • Common problems and fixes for new users

  • Using applications within BBCU

  • Re-watch the Q&A session and chat log with answered FAQs 

   

Dr TJ Moore

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Semi-Flipped Classroom

  • The Whats and Whys of semi-flipped learning

  • Advantages over a fully-flipped classroom

  • Which students would benefit from this model

  • Examples of real life experiences

  • Re-watch the Q&A session and chat log with answered FAQs 

   

Dr TJ Moore

Image by Edwin Andrade

Introduction to Turning Point

  • What is Turning Point?

  • Quick-start introduction to Turning Point web polling

  • How to set up sessions

  • How to download the app or use a computer

  • Re-watch the Q&A session and chat log with answered FAQs 

   

Dr TJ Moore

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Teaching Tips: Blackboard Collaborate

  • Hints on running a smooth session

  • Teaching and Learning expert tips

  • Tips to bolster engagement

  • How to handle questions and polls 

  • Re-watch the Q&A session and chat log with answered FAQs 

   

Dr Nick Turner

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Group Work: Blackboard Collaborate

  • Using breakout groups

  • How to set up your groups

  • Dos and Don'ts of group work

  • Thinking about group assessment

  • Re-watch the Q&A session and chat log with answered FAQs 

   

Dr Nick Turner

Using Remote Student Workbooks

  • How to construct a workbook

  • Getting students to complete it

  • Using a workbook in assessments

  • Improving student engagement and time management

  • Re-watch the Q&A session and chat log with answered FAQs 

   

Dr Roger Saunders

Lecturer-as-student experiences

Dr Jo Rushworth's project invites lecturers to experience remote learning from the student's perspective. If you would like to run your own session to allow colleagues to experience some remote teaching and learning techniques then please contact jo.rushworth@dmu.ac.uk. 

MAND1234: learn to count to five in Mandarin Chinese

  • Pre-learning 15 min video (flipped classroom)

  • Turning Point and group work

  • Student workbook to complete

  • Reflection on lecturer-as-student

   

Dr Jo Rushworth

Other Useful Resources

Engaging activites for live online classes

Dr Jo Rushworth's table of activities with "how-to" notes and a lesson plan template

Online teaching resources

From Futurelearn

Box of Broadcasts: TV & radio clips for educational use

Video tutorials and blog from Dr Chris Willmott, 
University of Leicester

14 tips for online teaching

An article at The Conversation

Educator priorities and tools

Dr Gary C Wood's tips and tools for online learning

5 tips for moving teaching online

An article in Nature

Teaching in times of disruption

Tips and resources from Prof. Simon Walker at LD CIN

Tips for teaching chemistry

Chemistry lecturers' tips

Online Learning In A Hurry #OLIAH

Open resource with hundreds of videos and tips from @davecormier

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