Fresh thinking for the new semester

Would you like to make your classes more interactive? Are there tools out there that can help you to engage students with each other and with you, while enhancing their overall experience of learning at DIT? Is it time to start thinking about new ways to assess your students? 

Many new tools and softwares are available at DIT to help you create richer online content to help enhance your students' learning experiences. The purpose of this lunchtime workshop is to demonstrate some of these, discuss the potential they hold for learning and teaching, and to let you know where and how you can access them.

Follow-up tutorials on anything shown on the day will be arranged as required and this is a good opportunity to see the range of tools available before committing to a specific workshop.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this hands-on workshop participants will know how to:

  • Identify each of the new tools and softwares available for use in DIT to help create richer online content
  • Select the tool(s) most appropriate for supporting particular teaching points
  • Explain the potential these tools and softwares hold for learning and teaching
DIT Institutional Objectives

This workshop is considered to support the following DIT institutional objectives:

  • Develop the curriculum
  • Develop and support teaching excellence
  • Develop key skills & competencies in students
  • Promote diversity of learning opportunities

Who is this workshop suitable for?

This workshop is suitable for all staff involved in the design and development of  learning materials.

Pre-requisite

There are no pre-requisites for this workshop.

Facilitated by?

This workshop is facilitated by staff from the  Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre.