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Lunch and Learn

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As the title suggests have lunch & learn. Lunchtime sesssions on a variety of e-learning related subjects with lunch included FREE!


2008-09 Programme


How many times have you suffered Death by Powerpoint? This session will highlight a few ideas for using PowerPoint in learning & teaching without killing your students.


Katrina Dalziel & Chris Hall Is Powerpoint Evil



A whistle stop tour of practical learning technology as 10 people present 10 tools in 40 minutes.


5 speakers Top Tools and Tips


As TechDis point out “e-Learning offers many potential accessibility benefits for disabled learners. Resources in digital form are more flexible, adaptable and personalisable than almost any other medium. Nonetheless, e-resources (like any other resource) are not universally accessible and it is important for those involved in e-learning to be able to minimise the barriers and maximise the benefits” This session will look at how you can make your e-learning accessible.


Matthew Allen, LIS  Accessibility vs Pedagogy



So, you know how to point, click and surf but how do you put e-learning into action? This session will look at planning and embedding e-learning into your modules.


Matthew Allen, LIS You've got the Technology



Making extracts (books and journals) available to students online and in print through PHOTEX and DIGEX


Caroline Rauter and Michele Davies  Staying Legal



The School of Health Science have been using Electronic Scenarios to complement students learning for 7 years. This session will look at the challenges in creating these resources.


Dr. Mike Tait, School of Health Science Using Electronic Scenarios



Bibliographic databases like Web of Science use a rigid logic when searching for the keywords you enter. Google tries to guess what you're actually looking for and offers you the results it considers most helpful. Can you make your Google searching more effective by knowing a little about how it thinks? And is Google Scholar now a more reliable source of academic information? Alasdair Montgomery explores how Google works and how to make it work for you.


Alasdair Montgomery, LIS  So you think you know how to Google



How to find research funding opportunities using COS Funding and Research


Clare Boucher, LIS  Show me the money



Do you have to travel a lot for work? Could you attend your meetings, deliver your presentations, or do your teaching via videoconferencing instead? Learn how to save time, money and the planet by using the WVN Videoconferencing studios on campus.


Alison Walker, Welsh Video Network  Until they perfect teleportation

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