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Case study: Teams

Staff communities in Teams Sabina Gerrard – Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing Setting up a virtual staff room through the use of Microsoft Teams, created a platform where colleagues could communicate and ask questions which could be aimed at anyone within the Adult Nursing team. With advice from Chris Melia, the Faculty Learning Technologist, tutors …

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Case study: OneNote class notebook

E-portfolios with OneNote Class Notebook Leah Kirk – Lecturer, School of Community Health and Midwifery Within midwifery, as an assessment strategy for one of our first-year modules (40 credits), students are asked to complete a portfolio on OneNote. In preparation for this, a session is facilitated where students are introduced to the program and have …

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Case study: Teams and OneNote

Delivering an inclusive learning experience ‘at a distance’ Jane Fitzgerald – Lecturer, School of Sport and Health Sciences Inclusive learning and teaching ensures equity and fairness to all and means taking account of, and valuing, students’ differences within mainstream curriculum, pedagogy and assessment (Hockings 2010); means that any element of the course – teaching methods, …

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Case study: Teams

Introducing Microsoft Teams for collaborative learning Deborah Spencer – Senior Lecturer, School of Sport and Health Sciences Microsoft Teams was introduced to many of the course modules. While most students engaged with it, there was surprise about how some students struggled with the technology. Being mostly mature female students, they demonstrated the much-reported lack of …

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Case study: Teams

Communication with Teams Jess Macbeth – Senior Lecturer, School of Sport and Health Sciences Challenge There are over 130 students registered on a range of postgraduate research programmes within the School. Attending events on campus and meeting other students face-to-face can be problematic for some, particularly Professional Doctorate, part-time and off-campus students. Solution As part …

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Case study: Office 365

Combining technologies, enhancing practice  Adrian Ibbetson – Director of Sport and Engagement, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing  There has been an active attempt to experiment with new technologies in order to lead change and embrace new potential ways of working.   The Surface Pro is used ‘on the go’ as well as ‘docked’ in the office; the personal OneDrive space is used for saving files and there has been a pilot …

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Case study: OneNote Class Notebook

e-portfolios with OneNote Neesha Ridley – Senior Lecturer, School of Community Health and Midwifery The OneNote notebook was used as a tool and as a method of assessment by tutors on the midwifery course.  The students on the midwifery course complete a portfolio across all three years of the course, within a module named midwife 1 (Y1), midwife 2 …

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Case study: Teams

Introducing Microsoft Teams to EH4102 Val Lawrenson – Senior Lecturer in Academic Development (CELT) UCLan has various policies that reference the need for academics to utilise learning technologies within their learning teaching and assessment practices. As an Academic Developer, one of the responsibilities is to facilitate the implementation of institutional strategy and being a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy there is an obligation to advocate for the …

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Case study: Teams

Building better creativity, confidence, and coherence for staff using Microsoft Teams  Author: Bryan Jones – Principal Lecturer, School of Sport and Wellbeing Challenge The landscape of learning is changing, and we are at the centre of a learning revolution. The learner has a very different set of skills, needs, preferences and aspirations to those of …

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Case study: OneNote

UCLan Midwifery – preparing our students for the modern workplace  Author: Neesha Ridley – Senior Lecturer, School of Community, Health and Midwifery Challenge The Royal College of Nursing (2018) recognise the change in the role of the nurse and midwife over recent years. Within health care, data and technology has become central to the work of nurses and …

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Case study: OneNote Class Notebook

Gamification to increase learner engagement Author: Emma Thirkell – Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management Challenge During the 17-18 academic year, I designed and developed a new approach to integrate into my teaching by using Class Notebook. The idea was based on the popular Escape Room game –students would work through a series of business …

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Case study: Teams

Time to talk? The value of an online community of learning for part time students Author: Alice Thompson – Senior Lecturer (School of Health Sciences) Challenge In my role, I have the opportunity to meet some amazing people. Not least are the experienced healthcare professionals returning to Higher Education for under or post graduate study. I feel privileged to support these adult learners. …

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