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An interactive pre-inspection tool for Further Education and Skills inspectors

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This event is part of the School of Education's 'Bristol Conversations in Education' seminar series. These seminars are free and open to the public.

Digital Accessibility and Mental Health

November 13 @ 2:00 pm

The Digital Education Office are delighted to host Adam Tweed, Service Development Manager (Education) with AbilityNet.

Ad am will be talking about his lived experience of Mental Illness and how it influences the way he accesses digital content. You will hear his professional insights into supporting disabled learners to access digital platforms and content.

Come and learn about potential pitfalls when creating content with easy to understand and implement advice on creating accessible content for all audiences.

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TA Talk – Time Management and Prioritisation

November 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This session will explore a variety of time management and prioritisation strategies to help you identify what works for you and allows you to maintain a productive balance between your teaching and research. You will have the opportunity to hear about and share your own practical tips and tricks.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

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Getting the most out of the Blackboard Grade Centre: advanced administration skills for electronic management of assessment (EMA)

December 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This workshop is aimed at colleagues who wish to deepen their knowledge and expertise of administering the grade centre effectively, in particular when dealing with large cohorts of students. During the workshop participants will be able to explore examples and try out a range of advanced grade centre tools. They will also be given access to a set of resources to take away.

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Digital Accessibility and Physical Impairment

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Digital Education Office are delighted to host Alex Barker, AT Advice and Information Officer with AbilityNet.

Alex will be talking about his lived experience of Physical Impairment and how it influences the way he accesses digital content. You will hear his professional insights into supporting disabled learners to access digital platforms and content.

Come and learn about potential pitfalls when creating content with easy to understand and implement advice on creating accessible content for all audiences.

Teaching Ancient Warfare in Schools, Colleges and Universities

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This 2-hour workshop aims to bring together teachers in schools, colleges and higher education institutions to discuss practices, problems and approaches to teaching war in the ancient world.  Scholarship concerning ancient warfare is changing, but GCSE, A-Level and HE degree programmes still largely adopt strategic and macropolitical approaches to historical evidence. As (post)modern attitudes to war change, so too should the teaching of and learning about ancient warfare incorporate a more critical approach which recognises the human cost of imperial and economic gains. How is ancient warfare currently taught in schools, colleges and…

Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Peer observation of teaching

December 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

These sessions complement the other teaching developments we offer (Starting to Teach and CREATE for PGRs) and will take place between 12:30 - 14:00 in the PGR hub (so please bring your lunch). They are a great chance to meet fellow PGRs teaching across the university and grow your PGR network.

Introduction to creating and managing tests in Blackboard

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

The aim of this webinar is to provide a concise overview of the tests tools and features available in Blackboard, enable participants to be in a position to create their own tests and deploy them and share ideas on how Blackboard tests can be used to support learning and teaching based on examples from the University of Bristol.

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Designing and creating digital materials

January 8, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The course will give you hands on experience with content creation tools and approaches and is intended for anyone wanting to create their own online or electronic resources.

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Introduction to Blackboard for academic and research staff

January 15, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The aim of this workshop is to provide a concise overview of the tools and features of Blackboard, enable participants to create their own courses and share ideas on how Blackboard can be used to support learning and teaching based on examples from the University of Bristol.

Digital Accessibility and Neurodiversity

January 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Digital Education Office are delighted to host Dafydd Henke-Reed, Senior Accessibility Consultant with AbilityNet.

Dafydd will be talking about his lived experience of Neurodiversity and how it influences the way he accesses digital content. You will hear his professional insights into supporting disabled learners to access digital platforms and content.

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TA Talk – Thriving as a doctoral teacher

January 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This session will explore strategies and practical tips of how to maintain your wellbeing as a PGR and a doctoral teacher. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and share your own perspective.

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Introduction to Blackboard for administrative and support staff

January 29, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This course is intended for administrative or support staff who are new to Blackboard or wish to refresh their knowledge.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

January 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Reflective practice

February 10, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This session will help you to identify methods to review your teaching and offer strategies to identify what has been working well and where you may need to develop. Through a series of individual, pair and group activities different models of reflective practice will be explored. By the end of this session you will be able to identify the skills gained through teaching, critically reflect on your teaching practice and review areas for development.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

February 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

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TA Talk – Teaching as a transferable skill in different career paths

March 10, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Whether you are planning to pursue a career within or beyond academia, teaching provides valuable transferable and applicable skills. This session will explore ways to think and talk about these competences when planning for your future career.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

March 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

April 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

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