As well as providing support for academic staff, we also have a number of resources and support options for students covering how they can use the Future Facing Learning toolkit.

Future Facing Learning Self Help Videos

Steve Bunce, an Apple Professional Learning Specialist has created over 30 videos covering applications in the toolkit focusing on how students can broaden their digital skills and increase productivity.

Using the Future Facing Learning toolkit students can take digital notes, gather feedback, collaborate on documents and present information in new ways. Steve’s videos also cover iPad basics and accessibility features such as voice dictation and text to speech.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to your Future Facing Learning toolkit
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Sway
  • Microsoft Forms
  • Socrative
  • Accessibility

Students can find the videos on the IT Services Help Centre website: https://extra.tees.ac.uk/HelpCentre/Pages/FFLmedia.aspx

Face to Face Student Training Sessions

Students can also book on face to face training sessions facilitated by Steve, these hour long sessions provide the opportunity for students to gain practical skills covering a wide range of educational topics.

Topics covered include:

  • iPad Essentials
  • Making effective presentations
  • Getting your point across using digital storytelling
  • Small changes make a BIG difference – accessibility for all learners
  • Note writing to capture vital information
  • Survey tools for feedback and research

Students can see the dates and times of the training sessions and register on the Library Bookings site: https://tees.libcal.com/calendar/iPad_student_training

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