Digital Learning Staff Development

Our scheduled series of digital learning staff development sessions has ended, but you can watch session recordings and review related resources designed to prepare course teams for the transition from face-to-face to fully online teaching.

Course teams can request course-specific development sessions by emailing Digital Learning Support (

Distance Teaching Core Practice

Exploring UAL’s core approach to distance teaching using Moodle as a platform. We offer a simple framework to help you make the transition from face-to-face to online teaching. Before watching, read the UAL Distance Teaching Core Practice Guide (PDF, 169KB).

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Inclusive Distance Teaching

Exploring a range of inclusive and compassionate strategies for teaching students online

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Adapting your curriculum for teaching using Moodle

Discover the RASE Framework – a tool to help you use Moodle for Resources, Activities, Support and Evaluation for learning.

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Designing Forum based learning activities

Exploring a simple framework for designing and facilitating online learning activities using Moodle forums. Before watching our session, watch this short introduction to e-tivities presented by Professor Gilly Salmon and read the Moodle Forums Quick Start Guide (PDF 321KB).

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Teaching Online with Collaborate Ultra

Exploring the basics of using the Collaborate Ultra ‘virtual’ classroom for teaching online. Before watching our session, watch this short video to learn how to set up a Collaborate Ultra session in your Moodle course.

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Moodle Basics

If you’re new to Moodle or need a basics refresher, this session will help you navigate Moodle, add content and use Forums and Announcements to stay connected with your students.

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Intro to Workflow

Getting started with Workflow, UALs online e-portfolio and e-studio platform

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