Faculty of Science

Synchronous Online Professional Development Opportunities:

 Week beginning  Date & Time  Online Discussion
 Workshops on request  Disciplines groups or individuals please contact Judy for specific PD sessions as needed
Building strategies in Connect:  What else can I do?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday  13  October  12:00 pm

Connect at the FOS QLT online room
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Adobe Connect makes it easy to capture your student’s attention! Keep them engaged with real-time discussions, polling, and chat, as well as breakout sessions and video.  Try out Quiz Connect! Find out more about peer to peer interaction to motivate your learning community.  This session is aimed at staff who are familiar with the basics of Adobe Connect, and are looking to move to more innovative ways of using the tool.

++ Speaking QLT Educational Designers Kellie Smyth and Maryanne Mozer

Connecting with Connect: Making a start with Adobe Connect – for new users

 

 

 

 

Thursday  6 October  12:00 pm

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Interaction with a lecturer is critical to creating a sense of presence and a sense of community for online learners.  Let us show you how you can use Adobe Connect for classes and to create a sense of presence within your online class to support your students learning.  This session is aimed at staff who are new to Adobe Connect, or have had very limited use.

++ Speaking QLT Educational Designers Kellie Smyth and Maryanne Mozer

 Teacher Presence. Where, when and how – using your passion to connect. Wednesday 21 September 12:00 pm

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Teacher presence in online learning – hear about strategies to humanise the online learning experience.

Awareness of the presence of a passionate, knowledgeable and skilled online teacher improves student confidence supporting independent learning and socialization of the learning experience.

** Talking with Element Specialist Ged Bourke

e-Assessment – need more time? e-Assessment can help!

Monday 12 September 12:00 pm
Connect at the FOS QLT online room

Recording of this workshop

Knowing what’s possible can help you make choices, or ask our professional assistance!

Digital technologies present new possibilities for the ways in which students undertake and submit assessment tasks, the way in which feedback is provided and the kinds of learner activities that can be assessed.
** Talking with Element Specialist Nathan Miles

23 August 23 August KPI 11 & KPI 12 Refresher  Focus on KPI11 and KPI12 – Continuing the conversation about Peer-to-Peer Interaction (KPI11) and Staff-to-Student Interactions (KPI12) – this is all about Moving Beyond the Baseline.

LINK TO SLIDES FOR THE WORKSHOP

LINK TO ADOBE CONNECT RECORDING OF THE WORKSHOP

6 June 6 June KPI9 online workshop & 10 June KPI9 online workshop Focus on KPI9 – How to make an engaging and informative landing page

KPI9 LINK TO SLIDES FROM THIS WORKSHOP

KPI9 LINK TO ADOBE CONNECT RECORDING OF THIS WORKSHOP

 23 May 23 May KPI11 online workshop & 27 May KPI11 online workshop Focus on KPI11 – How to encourage student interaction online

KPI11 LINK TO SLIDES FROM THIS WORKSHOP

KPI11 LINK TO ADOBE CONNECT RECORDING OF THIS WORKSHOP

30 May 31 May KPI12 online workshop & 2 June KPI12 online workshop Focus on KPI12 – How to establish a strong teacher presence

KPI12 LINK TO SLIDES FROM THIS WORKSHOP

KPI12 LINK TO ADOBE CONNECT RECORDING OF THIS WORKSHOP

HOW TO CREATE A QUALITY LANDING PAGE……

 

Professional development opportunities will be provided for ALL staff (including sessional staff) in all Schools within the Faculty.

Resources used in Whole School Introductory Sessions:

1. QLT Online – Information for Academic Staff – 2 page summary document of the 3 QLT Online Baseline Standards & Professional Development schedule

2. Link to Google Slides used during Introductory Presentations

3. Google Form for feedback from School Introductory Sessions

If you were unable to attend your School Introductory Session please watch the following recording

School Specific Introductory Sessions and/or Face-to-Face Workshops:  outlook calendar requests have been sent to staff within each School for these sessions

School Date  & Time Proposed Workshop
SESSH (Exercise Science) Wednesday 11th May 2:30pm (during School Board meeting) Brief introduction to the QLT online KPIs plus brief Q & A session
SES (Environmental Science) Wednesday 11th May 1:00pm (School PD session) Brief introduction to QLT Online KPIs (more detailed discussion of assessment KPIs)
SNMIH (Nursing) Wednesday 18th May 2:30pm (School PD session) More detailed discussion of QLT KPIs plus Q & A session
SBMS (Biomedical Science) Thursday 19th May 12:30-1:00pm (School PD session) Brief introduction to the QLT online KPIs plus brief Q & A session
SCH (Community Health) Wednesday 25th May 2:30pm (during School Board meeting) Brief introduction to the QLT online KPIs plus brief Q & A session
SDHS (Dentistry) Monday 6th June 12:00-1:00pm (School PD session) More detailed discussion of QLT KPIs plus Q & A session
SAVS (Vet Science) Tuesday 7th June (time TBA) (School facilitated L&T workshop) More detailed discussion of QLT KPIs plus Q & A session
SAWS (Ag Science) Information distributed via email

 

Asynchronous Professional Development Opportunities:

For staff unable to attend any synchronous face-to-face or online professional development we will also have online resources and examples available for you to work through in your own time. Go to http://uimagine.edu.au/qltonline/ where you will find information about the QLT Project, Online KPIs and specific examples of good practice in each of the target areas. This site will continue to evolve and have additional examples developed over the coming weeks.

 

Click on the hyperlinks within this table to download an ics file and add these PD sessions directly to your Outlook calendar.

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