Organisational Development and Professional Learning

Technology Workshops, Networks and Online Resources



The University of Leeds encourages staff to use a range of appropriate technologies to support and enhance academic work and to meet the University’s Blended Learning Strategy and Digital Strategy for Taught Student Education 2013.  On this page you can find links to workshops, online resources and networks which will provide opportunities to explore and develop new approaches to teaching and research and develop skills in using specific tools.

By following the links you can book on a specific course, request specific training for your school/ facultyadd your name to a waiting list or engage with an online resource.

VLE: Online Training

VLE 1: Getting Started (immediate access available)
VLE 2: Managing Content
VLE 3: Getting Interactive

Introduction to Technology and Blended Learning at the University of Leeds

Digital dates - programme of short, informal workshops for both staff and students across the University
Designing for blended learning 1: introduction to technology for use in teaching and support of learning
Designing for blended learning 2: embedding technology in to your course
Designing for Blended Learning 3: facilitating and supporting student learning in online environments
Designing for Blended Learning 4: E-submission and e-marking
University of Leeds technology toolkit

Lecture Theatres, Lecture Capture, Online Classrooms and Multimedia

Lecture Capture Technologies
Lecture Capture: Review, Edit, Approve, Publish
Create ad-hoc recordings using Lecture Capture in teaching rooms
Use Personal Capture at your Desktop: Record, Review, Edit, Publish
Introduction to the Technology in the Redesigned Lecture Theatres
SMART Notebook 2011 & NEC MultiSync Display
Introduction to Lecture Capture and media management
First Steps with Blackboard Collaborate
Plan and Moderate Online Events with Blackboard Collaborate
Breakout with Blackboard Collaborate
Drop-in Online Sessions: Blackboard Collaborate
Copyright for Teaching
Online Demo of Box of Broadcasts

Publishing online

Media Management: Publish recordings to VideoLeeds
Publishing and sharing your student education activity online
Writing for the Web

Social Media – Online Resource

Going Social: Your digital identity
Going Social: Raising your professional profile
Going Social: Social media for University business
Going Social: Your social media strategy


Learning Technologists Network
AIO (Academic Integrity Officers Network


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