15th March 2018: Effective Use of Technology to Support Teaching and Learning

Course Description

Course: Effective Use of Technology to Support Teaching & Learning

Course Code:  CONUL T&D 2018:01

Date:      15th March 2018

Description: In today’s technology-rich world, library staff play an essential role in helping students to learn how to use digital tools. In addition to influencing what library staff teach, emerging digital tools can also help library staff to modify how they teach and support learning in their institutions.

This one-day workshop will explore a range of technologies that can be used to support teaching and learning. Participants will also hear about approaches adopted by other teaching and learning librarians.

Course Objectives:  

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Consider the role of technology in enhancing learning and in supporting collaborative learning
  • Plan the integration of technologies into a range of classroom activities
  • Understand the benefits of screencasting within a Blended Learning approach to content delivery
  • Create a screencast and embed interactive elements in to it
  • Use Twitter as a communication tool
  • Consider effective implementations of student response systems in their teaching
  • Define ‘eAssessment’ and describe issues to be considered when designing eAssessments

Course Outline: Please see draft programme

Audience:  This course is aimed at all library staff who are involved in teaching and learning activities and who would like to learn more about integrating technology into their teaching.

Host Library:        Dublin Institute of Technology Library Services

Course Location:  Training Room, Dublin Institute of Technology Library,

Aungier Street, D02 HW71

Cost:       €60