LTA News

Welcome to the first LTA News Bulletin

Quick Read.

Find out about the Learning and Teaching Academy.

In the first month of the LTA launching, we supported teaching teams and beyond, reaching over 900 delegates we have now delivered to 2500 delegates . Book a webinar  week beginning 27/7  and week beginning 3/8/2020

 We focus on the core skills you need  : 

  • Staff know how to use Enquirer to contact students.
  • Staff can create and position forums in moodle courses to communicate and collaborate with learners , along with range of relevant content.
  • Using Zoom meeting , safely and securely to run classes.
  • For those with access staff know best ways to use and hold secure meetings over Microsoft Teams.
  • Staff can use a range of tools to generate and collect assessment evidence

We will now focus on teaching about learning design so we can offer learners a compelling online experience at the start of next session . Book an ABC Learning Design workshop and polish up your content for a remote learning start to next term.

Things to do now 

  1. Make sure your courses in moodle are allocated to correct curriculum area.
  2. Explore the libguides for your subject area and make sure you are embedding the best digital texts in your programme.
  3. Discover ClickView as an ideal place to store your video welcome for next year and returning students. 
  4. As an individual or better as a curriculum team get along to an ABC learning design workshop.  Have a look at the resources and  workshop  recordings,
  5. Interested in exploring the set up of your own reflective blog ? You can start journey at 
  6. Tom, Penny and Joe are meeting curriculum teams to support planning for session 20/21. ADs and Curriculum please get in touch. 

Longer Reads

Tom Duff Assistant Director LTA on establishment of LTA and future strategy

Joe Wilson Head of Digital Skills on College Landscape and changes we all need to make

Penny Robertson and Library Staff introduce new resources on library blog .

The LTA Development Journey

Watch and Listen



If you need support – IT , Learning Technology and Library Service teams are providing virtual helpdesks.

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That’s all folks,  previous editions can be found here..