An introduction to the features offered via LearnJCU, the University's digital learning environment. Explore the LearnJCU Gateway, find out about recent updates, where we are headed, common questions and where to get support.
Dates: Wednesday, 18 July
Discover Collaborate Ultra
Collaborate Ultra is a real-time online environment for collaboration. This workshop will be conducted via Collaborate Ultra and will demonstrate, how to access, schedule and navigate sessions, provide tips on good practice and share available resources.
Dates: Thursday, 19 July
Discover Mediasite - Getting Started
Not used Mediasite yet? Need to create a desktop recording? This session is all about the basics of Mediasite. This is part one of a three part series.
Dates: Friday, 20 July
Discover Mediasite - Creating effective media
Do you have the basics of Mediasite covered? Now you want to go one step further and create truly effective media. This is the session for you! This is part two of a three part series.
Dates: Friday, 27 July
Discover Ultra - Getting started
Come along and get your hands on the Ultra Experience. Not a presentation, not a workshop, this introductory interactive session allows you to explore the Ultra interface and get a taste for how courses and subjects will be transitioned over the next few years. All participants will get an Ultra Sandpit to trial the new platform.
Dates: Wednesday, 1 August | Tuesday, 28 August | Monday, 8 October
Discover Respondus – Online assessment
Learn all about Respondus, software that locks down the testing environment and monitors your students as they take online exams.
Dates: Wednesday, 15 August
Discover Ultra - Building Ultra Subject Sites
Do you want a head start on how to create your subject site in Ultra? As making LearnJCU content accessible is one of the key focuses for the migration to Ultra, this workshop will, support you in creating content in your own Ultra sandpit, demonstrate some good practice approaches and help you to review your current content for accessibility.
Dates: Tuesday, 21 August
Discover Ultra - Assessment and Feedback
Get ahead with setting up your assessment and feedback in Ultra. This session will focus on the key features of the assessment and feedback cycle in Ultra. See how to create an assessment dropbox and an online quiz, attach a rubric and record grades in the GradeBook. There are many more elements to assessment and feedback that you might be interested in exploring, this session will also discuss where to go for further professional development and support.
Dates: Monday, 10 September
Discover ePortfolios - Showcase and best practices – Pebblepad
This PebblePad session will showcase examples and best practice of ePortfolios. Come along and see what ePortfolios are all about.
Dates: Thursday, 27 September
Discover Mediasite - Editing, evaluation and improvement with analytics
The Mediasite masterclass! Delve into analytics, evaluation and how you can improve your videos using these tools. This is part three of a three part series.
Dates: Tuesday, 20 November
Discover Ultra - Mobile Learning
Dates to be confirmed. A session on the mobile apps available for instructors and students.