Technology Enhanced Learning at Sussex

Workshops and courses

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) provides professional development opportunities for staff on the effective use of technology to enhance teaching, learning and assessment.

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Autumn Term 2018/19


Canvas: Assess    Details TBA        

During this workshop we will look at two of the built-in assessment tools within Canvas. Firstly we will introduce Quizzes, a great tool for concept checking, revision and assessment. We will then move on to Peer Review Assignments, a powerful tool which allows students to assess and provide feedback on one another’s work. Participants will have the opportunity to view and create these activities in Canvas and reflect upon how they may make use of these tools in their own teaching context.

Canvas: Collaborate    Details TBA

With a range of powerful collaborative features Canvas allows you to use your new VLE in new ways in and out of the classroom. In this session we will explore key features to support collaboration within Canvas including. How to set up and manage groups How you and students can create ‘Wiki’ style pages with revision history. The Collaboration tool (Office 365 & Google Docs.) This session will run in a seminar room, so please come with your own laptop or tablet device.

Canvas: Communicate    Details TBA

This online session, run through the Conference tool in Canvas, will look at options for communicating with students in Canvas and help participants plan how they will use them to communicate with their students. Participants will experience a Canvas Conference, be introduced to Discussions, Announcements and Chat as well as setting their Notification preferences.

Canvas: Extend    Details TBA

The new Canvas VLE can be extended to integrate the best of the web and and embed a variety of resources and teaching and learning tools In this workshop you can pick from a number of exercises to find and embed high quality, interactive tools into your online site, including freely available teaching and learning materials, news, blog and twitter feeds, reading list sections, tv shows & films recorded onto box of broadcasts and Google products such as Google Forms, Slides and collaborative documents.


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