Staff CPD sessions: June

08 June 2011

The following Certificate of Professional Development sessions will be running in June.

Blackboard 9.1 Upgrade

Blackboard is being upgraded. Many of the main processes will stay the same, but the basics of adding and changing content will be more streamlined. You need to be aware of these changes in order to get the most from this increased efficiency. This session will provide you with all you need to know.

The upgrade also

  • makes it easier to add content
  • makes it easier to create groups
  • changes the Blogs and Wiki tools

Dates and times:
Monday 13 June, 12.00 to 1.00pm 
Monday 20 June, 2.00 to 3.00pm 
Wednesday 22 June, 10.00 to 11.00am 
Monday 27 June, 10.00 to 11.00am 
Wednesday 29 June, 10.00 to 11.00am 

Venue: Training Room 2 (IT Suite), 5th Floor, Kingsway House
Facilitators: Learning Technology Team – Academic Enhancement
Course Code: OLMLDU45

e-Learning Forum

Mobile Technologies for Teaching and Learning
Image of mobile phoneThis will be the usual chance to meet up with colleagues who are interested in this area, share experiences, reflect on the past year and plan for the next. The session will be looking in particular at the ever increasing opportunities that mobile platforms such as tablets and smart phones are bringing to learning and teaching. The Learning Technology team, at the AEU are interested in ‘kick starting’ a special interest group to explore these developments with you. So if you have any experiences or opinions on this area we would like to hear from you, and if you can make it, please book on to the Forum (book via Liz Menzie, Places are limited.

Date: Thursday 23 June 2011
Time: 3.00 to 5.00pm
Venue: IT Suite, 5th Floor, Kingsway House
Facilitators: Learning Technology Team, Academic Enhancement Unit
Course Code: SDMGT225

Unless otherwise stated, to book a place on any of these events, contact Liz Menzie via email at or call 231 8101. Alternatively, please use the Learner Home section within the Staff Infobase to book onto the event, using the course code.

Please note, venues are subject to change. Please confirm at time of booking. The full list of CPD events taking place during 2010-11 is available on the CPD Directory within Blackboard (available from the front page).


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