Events

The online Learning Pathways are supported by a series of DigitalEd Webinars and Workshops, that commenced in Spring 2020.

The monthly webinar and workshop series is coordinated by the GMIT Teaching and Learning Office. Check out upcoming events below.

e-Proctoring in Theory and Practice: A review

Virtual

Remote e-proctoring was an established practice in some specific contexts prior to the COVID pandemic; however, with the onset of the pandemic and the ensuing need to deliver alternative and online assessment procedures, e-proctoring has become a very topical issue and has been discussed, trialled and implemented widely both nationally and internationally. In this webinar, […]

Free

Part 2 – Responding to Unintentional Academic Impropriety: Teaching, Learning and Assessment Approaches

Virtual

Learning Objectives: Empower delegates to understand the difference between unintentional and intentional academic impropriety and some of the newer and more complex challenges to academic integrity in the 21st century such as essay mills and fake news; Provide delegates with an overview of institutional initiatives and pedagogical approaches to preventing unintentional academic impropriety; Provide delegates […]

Free

Practical and Pedagogical Approaches to Online and Blended Learning Design with Dr Orna Farrell, DCU

Virtual

Working within DCU’s National Institute for Digital Learning. Orna's research interests include online pedagogy, online student success and engagement, eportfolio and open educational practice. She has a growing publication record in her fields of interest, including a range of book chapters, journal articles, invited presentations and conference papers. She has published in high ranking journals […]

Free

Promoting Inclusivity through Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Virtual

Learning Objectives: Identify the fundamental principles of universal design for learning (UDL); Explore the value of UDL in blended learning programmes in the post-COVID classroom; Consider the potential of UDL as a framework to promote inclusivity in all areas of campus life; Explore the contribution of the UDL framework to other areas, such as anti-racist […]

Free

Learning Analytics – A Critical Issue in Higher Education

Virtual

Learning Objectives: To critically explore and discuss learning analytics approaches and experiences; To raise awareness of existing useful Irish and international learning analytics resources and case studies

Free

MoodleMunch

Virtual

In this webinar, Dublin City University and Solent University will deliver presentations: 1. DCU will present on how it aligns learning design processes and Moodle to support module development and student engagement (DigCompEdu competence 3.1 'Teaching') 2. Solent University will present on its use of assessment plugins to streamline and enhance assessment and feedback processes […]

Free

Introducing the Professional Services Digital Badge & the Academic Digital Badge by DigitalEd

Virtual

There are two digital education learning pathways, DigitalEd Academic and DigitalEd Professional Services, that are now available for all CUA-ATU staff to access. The online courses available offer an independent learning pathway for users to explore at their own pace. The range of resources presented covers the knowledge and skills to enable users to teach […]

Free

Grades on Moodle – Post Assessment Tips and Guidelines

Virtual

This session focuses on the post assessment stage of delivery of a module whether this be a continuous assessment or an end of semester assessment. This will discuss how grades are displayed, how to generate reports for a quiz activity,an assignment activity and how to generate reports for the overall module. This session will also […]

Free

Design a better 2022 – enhancing digital productivity and wellbeing for early career academics

Virtual

Learning Objectives: Engage in purposeful and critical reflection on everyday digital working practices as they relate to professional development and wellbeing; Participate in interdisciplinary peer dialogue and cultivate a professional network that seeks to enhance digital wellbeing in the context of academic teaching and learning; Identify key innovations in digital technologies to enhance learning, teaching […]

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