VicTeach events 2013
Introduction and Teaching With Technology
Technology and research related to large class teaching
Watch recordings of the use of technology for large class teaching and evaluation and student feedback in large 100-level classes sessions.
Best-practice on how to use a document camera by John Prebble.
Use of video for teaching/flipped classrooms
This is one long recording with several connected presentations. If you are interested in a specific presenter, you can jump to:
- 0 mins: Suzanne Boniface, introduction and promotion of upcoming events.
- 4 mins: Steve Cochran and Warren Butcher from images services, Digital Solutions.
- 23 mins: Rebecca Priestley, use of video in Science in Society online courses.
- 31 mins: Suzanne Boniface, use of video for lab preparation.
- 37 mins: Kevin Gould, flipped teaching—big picture.
- 48 mins: Matthias Lein, reporting from the first year of flipped teaching.
The sections after each speaker contain Q&As that are especially hard to hear. Consult the notes for more details on those conversations. Watch supporting information on VStream.
This is one long recording with several connected presentations. If you are interested in a specific presenter, jump to the following times. These are also noted in the bookmarks of the presentation.
- Some Thoughts on Digital Tools and Challenges in Humanities Teaching: Stephen Epstein, School of Languages and Culture (Presentation: 1–11 mins. Discussion: 11–21 mins.)
- Music in Lectures and Examinations to Promote Right-Brain Activity: John Prebble, Professor of Law (Presentation: 27–40 mins. Discussion: 40–48 mins.)
- Graduate attributes: Signposts and Simulations in Science Courses: Diane Ormsby, School of Biological Sciences (Presentation: 48–57 mins. Discussion: 57 mins–1 h 6 mins.)
- Skills Training for Doctoral students: Online, Self-Service, Self-Help Modules: Lizzie Towl, Faculty of Graduate Research (Presentation: 1 h 7 mins–1 h 15 mins. Discussion: 1 h 15 mins–end.)
Use of technology in the lab
Exploring options for online and remote learning
This session started with a brief overview of remote courses that are currently being delivered by staff at Victoria University of Wellington followed by a presentation by Dr Jennie Swann, from AUT University.
Up close and personal: social media in the wired classroom
Innovation with Blackboard
- Making the most of the Library inside Blackboard.
- Research into use of Blackboard—Irina Elgort.
- Lightning Tours of Blackboard use at Victoria University of Wellington.
- Liz Jones—Teaching in Two Worlds?