Microsoft Teams

Case study: Teams and Flipgrid

Facilitating virtual connections with Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid Rachel Imms, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy School of Sport and Health Sciences Challenge We had started this module at the very end of February 2020, and so were almost halfway through when we were forced into Lockdown. It initially felt like a huge blow, as this particular module …

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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: 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: 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: 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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Case study: MindMeister

Collaborative revision using MindMeister with Microsoft Teams Author:  Jess Macbeth – Senior Lecturer , School of Sport and Wellbeing Challenge  The first assignment in the module is an In-Class Test where students are required to write short essays applying sociological theory to contemporary social issues in sport. Solution Having introduced our second year Sport & PE to Microsoft Teams in September (see Andy Sprake’s blog …

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