Category: Distance Learning Forum

Notes from the 5 December DLF meeting

We had a great meeting on 5 December and here are my brief notes from that.  I’m delighted to report that Qabirul Abdullah of Medical Education, a long-standing DLF attendee, has now taken over as co-convenor of the DLF and will be working together with Susie in that role. The next DLF meeting is Tuesday 10…

Distance Learning Forum meeting Thursday 5 December

We are looking forward to seeing you at our next DLF meeting, which takes place on Thursday 5 December, 14-16.00 hrs, in Dalhousie 2S14.  This promises to be an illuminating, indeed exciting event… Firstly, we have Lindsay Donnelly, IT Communications Lead from UoDIT, giving us a short presentation on the recent introduction of multi-factor authentication.  We…

Brief notes from the DLF on 1 October 2019

Here are my brief notes from the last DLF meeting. Dates for diaries for next DLF meetings: Thursday 5 December 2019 14-16.00 hrs Dalhousie 2S14 Tuesday 10 March 2020 14-16.00 hrs Dalhousie 2S15 Thursday 14 May 2020 14-16.00 hrs Dalhousie 2S15 Hope to see you at one or all of these! Aileen  …

DLF on 1 October 2019 in eduZone (Library and Learning Centre) 14.00-16.00 hrs

We hope you all had a great summer. With the new academic term fast approaching, we’d like to invite you to our next Distance Learning Forum. The DLF was created as a network of those involved in our (now mainly online) distance learning courses. It provides a space to discuss challenges and solutions, and advocates…

Notes from the DLF on 9 May: Blackboard Ultra and Sway

At our meeting on 9 May we were hearing about Blackboard Ultra and we also had a workshop about using Sway.  I decided to make the note in Sway: have a look and see what you think.  Following discussion with CTIL, I discovered that unfortunately the ’embed’ code for Sway doesn’t like WordPress much, so…

Notes from the DLF on 05.03.19

We had a great meeting on Tuesday 5 March, when Jonathan Walker of UoDIT ran us through some of the facilities offered by the new interactive learning space in Dalhousie… and we discussed programme evaluation, with helpful inputs from Iain Gillespie on the University Survey Service and Martin Glover on the PG survey. Read all about the…

Academic Skills Centre Sharing Good Practice Seminar series

· Three upcoming seminars of interest to anyone involved in distance and online learning · All seminars are at 12.30-1.45pm in the EduZone, Main Library, and include lunch Friday 1 March Developing scholarship and evidence-based practice in digitally distributed learning and teaching – Professor Keith Smyth, University of the Highlands and Islands Wednesday 20 March…

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