Digital Learning Training Sessions

You do not need to book a session in advance, but please review the pre-sessional information as listed below prior to attending.

The sessions are hosted in Collaborate Ultra. Join using the browser Google Chrome. It is also recommended to wear headphones.

How to join: Approximately 15 minutes before each session, this page will be updated with the link to the classroom. You will not get a reminder, so please add it to your calendar. Return to this page at the designated time and select the link to enter. You will be prompted to enter a name that will appear to every participant. Please include your college or department (ex: Angela Doe – LCF).

Future sessions: We are scheduling sessions on a rolling basis. The Teaching Online page will be updated each Friday with the schedule for the following week.

Moodle Basics

For those who are new to Moodle or need a basics refresher, this session is a guide to navigating Moodle, adding content and using Forums and Announcements to help you stay connected with your students. 

Some previous sessions have been recorded and are available to watch.

Date and TimeLink to Join
Monday 6 April, 3pm – 4pmThis session is in the past.
Wednesday 8 April, 2pm – 3pmThis session is in the past.
Core Practice (Moodle)

Before attending this sessions, it is important to review the UAL Distance Teaching Core Practice Guide (PDF, 169KB) and the Moodle Forums Quick Start Guide (PDF 321KB).

Some previous sessions have been recorded and are available to watch.

Date and TimeLink to Join
Tuesday 7 April, 2pm – 2.45pmThis session is in the past.
Thursday 9 April, 1.30 – 2.15pmLink will appear at 1.15pm
Adapting your curriculum for teaching using Moodle

Introducing the RASE Framework as a tool to help you consider how you can use Moodle for Resources, Activities, Support and Evaluation for learning. 

Some previous sessions have been recorded and are available to watch.

Date and Time´╗┐Link to Join
Wednesday 8 April, 4pm – 4.45pmThis session is in the past.
Teaching practical subjects online 

Some previous sessions have been recorded and are available to watch.

This session is a short demonstration of how to use a webcam to facilitate the teaching of practical subjects and hands-on demonstrations, followed by a Q&A to help brainstorm and consider solutions based on individual tutors needs. 

Date and Time´╗┐Link to Join
Thursday 9 April, 4pm – 4.45pmLink will appear at 3.45pm
Collaborate Ultra

Exploring the use of a virtual, real-time classroom for teaching purposes.  To learn how to set up a Collaborate Ultra session, watch this short video (login required).

Previous sessions have been recorded and are available to watch. The first session has captions and is available to watch on Microsoft Stream (login required).

Date and TimeLink to Join
Tuesday 7 April, 4pm – 4.45pmThis session is in the past.
Thursday 9 April, 3 pm – 3.45 pm
Link will appear at 2.45pm.
Advice Sessions

Digital Learning is also providing online drop-in advice sessions for staff who might be unsure how best to get started online or have complex requirements. Drop in at any time during the session to join the conversation.

Some previous sessions have been recorded and are available to watch.

Date and TimeLink to Join
Monday 6 April, 10 am – 10.30 am
This session is in the past
Tuesday 7 April, 10 am – 10.30 am
This session is in the past
Wednesday 8 April, 11.30 am – Noon
This session is in the past
Thursday 9 April, 10 am – 10.30 am
Link will appear at 9.45am
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