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Join us online this year with your fellow academic and technology leaders as they share insights about hybrid and online learning best practices, classroom innovations, active learning and learning analytics that inspire change. Each webinar will provide many opportunities to share your own experiences, provide feedback to the speakers, network with peers, and learn about new approaches using Echo360 and other video-based platforms.


Who Should Attend?

This series offers insights and best practices suited for academic leaders, educators, education developers, learning technologists, service administrators, and more looking to create an engaging online and hybrid learning experience with video for your students.


Session 1: Emerging Strategies for the Use of Video in Flexible Teaching
Wednesday, 13th October, 1:00 – 2:00 BST
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Following a period of enforced online instruction, what lessons can we learn about our teaching practices, student feedback and support, and adoption of different technologies, that can inform a new approach to classroom-based teaching as we return to campus. In this webinar, we will hear how teaching leads from a number of different institutions are seeking to enhance previous approaches and introduce more flexible teaching plans.

Chair: 

  • Prof Andrea Townsend-Nicholson, University College London

Presenters:

  • Prof Parama Chaudhury, Professor (Teaching), University College London
  • Dr María Óskarsdóttir, Senior Lecturer, University of Reykjavik
  • Nidia Guadalupe Lopez Flores, PhD Student, University of Reykjavik
  • Dr Keren Bielby-Clarke, Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford

Session 2: Reimagining Learner Engagement and Assessment in Blended Learning
Wednesday, 10th November, 1:002:00 GMT

With many courses seeking to stay online in this academic year and the fragmentation of learner cohorts breaking vital study connections, this webinar will explore how can educators are seeking to create high quality learning experiences, blending teaching resources, feedback and assessment, and developing new links between online and face-to-face activities.

Chair:  

  • Prof Simon Lancaster, Professor of Chemistry Education, University of East Anglia 
Presenters:
  • Dr Louise Robson, Senior University Teacher, University of Sheffield
  • Dr Ellie Dommett, Deputy Director, Undergraduate Psychology, Kings College London
  • Prof Meret Burke, Chair of Communication and Languages, Wilkes Community College

Session 3: Developing Inclusive Educational Practices with Video-Based Learning 
Wednesday, 8th December, 1:00 – 2:00 GMT 

The recent EU Web Accessibility Directive and European Accessibility Act have each highlighted concerning gaps in our provision of an inclusive educational experience for all learners. One year on, we will examine the challenges facing institutions and the steps now being made to transform all aspects of teaching provision and learning support.

Chair:

  • Dr Melissa Highton, Director of Learning, Teaching and Web Services and Assistant Principal Online Learning, University of Edinburgh

Presenters:

  • Dr. Emily Nordmann, Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow
  • Sandra Partington, Senior Educational Technologist, Learning Enhancement and Development, City University of London
  • Kerry Pinny, Head of Digital Learning Environment Support, University of Warwick
  • Jess Humphreys, Senior Academic Developer, University of Warwick
  • David Keene, Chief Strategy Officer, Speechmatics

Please complete the form to register for the sessions. If you are unable to attend the session, make sure to complete the form and we will send you the recording(s).

                   Meet Your Presenters

Prof Andrea Townsend-Nicholson, University College London

 

Prof Parama Chaudhury, Professor (Teaching), University College London
Dr María Óskarsdóttir and Nidia Guadalupe Lopez Flores, University of Reykjavik 
Dr Keren Bielby-Clarke, Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford  
Prof Simon Lancaster, Professor of Chemistry Education, University of East Anglia  

Dr Ellie Dommett, Deputy Director, Undergraduate Psychology, Kings College London 

Dr Louise Robson, Senior University Teacher, University of Sheffield  
Prof Meret Burke, Chair of Communication and Languages, Wilkes Community College 
Dr Melissa Highton, Director of Learning, Teaching and Web Services and Assistant Principal Online Learning, University of Edinburgh  
Dr. Emily Nordmann, Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow  
Sandra Partington, Senior Educational Technologist, Learning Enhancement and Development, City University of London  
Kerry Pinny, Head of Digital Learning Environment Support and Jess Humphreys, Senior Academic Developer, University of Warwick 
David Keene, Chief Strategy Officer, Speechmatics