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Preconference

 

Preconference

You are invited to join one of our preconference activities taking place on the 9th – 10th April 2018.
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Academic Adoption Day

Are you leading the way with the adoption of technology within your institute? The Academic Adoption day will give you an opportunity to experience, explore, engage and evaluate key pedagogical practices including gamification, personalised learning and blended approaches.

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DevCon

If you are all about tech, then you will be interested in our DevCon programme with our in-house resident experts and interactive technology workshops.

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eTeacher

Blackboard digital teaching and learning series: An introduction to eTeacher helping academics reach their full potential.

Today’s learners have high expectations for their academic experience. they desire a high quality, engaging teaching and learning experience. eTeacher enables you to establish a standard of excellence for delivering teach and learning online.


Academic Adoption Day – 9th April

 Professor Plum, in the Library with the Candlestick: People, places and technology that create gamified learning experiences

 What the day will cover?

The fourth Blackboard Academic Adoption day will give you the opportunity to experience, explore, engage and evaluate key pedagogical practices including gamification, personalised learning and blended approaches.  You will:

•      Experience a gamified course that blends people, places and technology

•      Explore and unpack implementation approaches

•      Engage with technologies and build practical examples

•      Evaluate varying innovations to gamified and blended learning

When will the session take place?

Academic Adoption Day will take place from 10:30 to 17:00 on Monday 9th April.

How will the session work?

These sessions will be highly interactive and engaging. This will give you an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from across EMEA and beyond and immerse yourself in gamification, blended learning, technology and spaces.

Who will find this session useful?  

Learning and teaching champions, academic developers, instructional designers, academics and others involved in advocating the use of the technology across your organisation.

Who will facilitate the session?  

Experts from Blackboard will facilitate the session; Dr Alan Masson, Head of the Customer Success Team, Gillian Fielding and Herve Didcot-Cook, Customer Success Advocates.

What to bring? 

Ideally your laptop, mobile device with Bb Student, Padlet and a QR reader installed.

Register now for the Academic Adoption day and TLC.

DevCon – 9th & 10th April

At this year’s DevCon meet our architects and designers to get answers to questions like: What does the next generation of Blackboard Learn look like? How can I integrate other technologies into Blackboard Learn? What does the SaaS deployment do for me? and much more.

Join us and get the information you need to lay the foundation for your teaching and learning ecosystem at our annual DevCon18, a special day and a half event just for developers like you. Learn more.


eTeacher – 10th April

Blackboard Digital Teaching & Learning Series:

An introduction to eTeacher helping academics reach their full potential

Today’s learners have high expectations for their academic experience. They desire a high quality, engaging teaching and learning experience – an experience that is modern, flexible, and prepares them for success. And with technology playing a large part of their everyday lives, students expect their learning journey to be enhanced by technology.

This means that institutions and academic staff must be prepared with the right skills and competencies to effectively use technology in their teaching and learning approach. This is why we offer the Blackboard Digital Teaching and Learning Certification Series – Setting the Standard for Quality, Teaching Excellence, and a Better Student Experience

Blackboard’s Digital Teaching and Learning Series enables you to establish a standard of excellence for delivering teaching and learning online.  It provides best-in-class training and certification to your academic staff and by attending our overview workshop your institution will receive a 10% discount on any Digital Teaching and Learning Series courses purchased in 2018

Blackboard’s certification program can help your institution to promote:

  • Compliance with institution standards for teaching
  • Consistency in pedagogy delivery using technology
  • Better quality of academic instruction and outcomes
  • Higher adoption of learning technology
  • Increased value on investment of your learning technology
  • Confidence of academic staff in their teaching and learning approach

Join our FREE pre-conference workshop where you will receive an overview of the Fundamentals of Digital Teaching and Learning, an insight into Digital Teaching and Learning in Practice and a greater understanding of Excellence in Digital Teaching and Learning to drive student success at your institution.

Register now selecting Combi eTeacher Introduction + TLC full conference

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