Digital Accessibility Sessions 5th July

Digital Accessibility Sessions 5th July

Alistair McNaught will be joining us next Friday 5th July to help us prepare for the EU directive web accessibility requirements from September 2019. There will be two sessions on: From compliance to culture change; turning digital accessibility legislation into a quality student experience. At first glance, preparing for digital accessibility legislation seems as exciting as going to the dentist and maybe just as stressful. This session attempts to show otherwise. Using a range of practical activities to help you reflect on your own good practices, the session will explore the opportunities the legislation provides for the kind of joined up thinking that will help maximise return on investment, optimise the student experience, prioritise staff training and rationalise quality assurance processes…

Future Facing Learning Conference 2019

Future Facing Learning Conference 2019

Future Facing Learning is a unique pedagogic approach developed at Teesside University, and is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and tools to thrive in a complex and uncertain world. The conference will explore emerging Future Facing Learning practices, informed by research, scholarship and industry engagement. The morning keynote speaker will be Alex Beard, author of Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness It…

Future Facing Learning Self Help Videos and Student Support

Future Facing Learning Self Help Videos and Student Support

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. 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…

Future Facing Learning Sandpit Events

Future Facing Learning Sandpit Events

For staff who have undertaken the Future Facing Learning Digital Development Programme, we’re pleased to share details of our current Sandpit events.  The Sandpit features contributions from Microsoft and our partners from XMA, and provides an opportunity to share practice and ideas across multi-disciplinary teams and to also find out about additional features or tools not covered as part of the core training programme…