Thursday, 19 September 2019

ALIVE Volunteering Fair

Find out how you can benefit from volunteering and community-based learning.

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Bailey Allen Hall

Thursday,  19th September 2019

Location: Bailey Allen Hall     
Time: Thursday, 19th September 2019

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Travel and Subsistence Workshop

This is a practical course which allows you to enter a Travel and Subsistence expense claim on agreeso on line, test system for NUIG staff and scholarships students. We will answer queries in relation to using agresso on line and the NUIG T&S Polices and Procedures.
 
To assist staff and scholarships students to enter travel expenses on agresso on line and make claimants aware of the NUIG T&S Policies and Procedures available on http://www.nuigalway.ie/payroll/travel-&-subsistence-expenses/
 
Practical exercises using agresso on line
Exercise 1 - Submit electronic claim on test system
Exercise 2 - How to check the status of your claim
Exercise 3 -  How to deal with a rejected claim
Exercise 4 - How to enter Triennial Travel Grant Claim for Academic Staff only
 
Prerequisites:
To have a 6 digit payroll or scholarship ID and to read the NUIG T&S Policies QA 302 Policy for claiming Travel & Subsistence costs, QA 303 use of own transport and Code of Conduct for staff .
 

Location: PC suite NL002B, Nursing & Midwifery Library    
Time: Wednesday, 14th August 2019

Friday, 9 August 2019

Library Reading List Service Training

This is an introductory training session demonstrating the Library's reading list management service. This service is aimed at lecturers or any teaching/administrative staff involved in reading list provision..

This teaching support service integrates:

  • your readings lists hosted online
  • Blackboard
  • library resources
  • library ordering & article/chapter scanning 

The session will demonstrate the following:

  • creating & editing reading lists online
  • bookmarking/linking to full text
  • structuring lists
  • publishing lists
  • adding lists to Blackboard

PCs will be available for this session. Teaching staff can bring laptops for convenience if preferred.

For more information and a guide see the Reading List page.

Presenters:
Hugo Kelly
Niamh Walsh
Collection Development Librarians
James Hardiman Library

Contact:
hugo.kelly@nuigalway.ie
ext: 3359

niamh.walsh@nuigalway.ie
ext: 2095

Location: Library Training Room, James Hardiman Library    
Time: Friday, 9th August 2019

Thursday, 29 August 2019

CELT Workshop: Introduction to Blackboard

This popular workshop is targeted at users who are new to Blackboard and is aimed at getting participants up and running with the system.

Please note that this workshop is for NUI Galway staff only. You will need an active staff ID to participate. 

Please register here

Location: Room AM117, Arts Millennium Building    
Time: Thursday, 29th August 2019

Thursday, 29 August 2019

CELT Workshop: Getting Your Course Ready

Do you want to re-use your materials from last year, but need a little help to copy the content and tidy up materials? Do you want to set up your Grade Centre? Would you like to track attendance?

 

This 1-hour workshop assumes basic existing knowledge of Blackboard and will help you get to up to date with the new version of Blackboard.

Please note that this workshop is for NUI Galway staff only. You will need an active staff ID to participate.

 

Please register here 

 




Location: Room AM117, Arts Millennium Building    
Time: Thursday, 29th August 2019

Thursday, 29 August 2019

CELT Workshop: Enhancing Assessment Using Blackboard

This hands-on workshop demonstrates the various tools within Blackboard that can support assessment and focuses on good practice in assessment design. Participants will learn about the purposes of each tool and explore the user experience from both staff and student perspective.

Please note that this workshop is for NUI Galway staff only. You will need an active staff ID to participate.

Please register here.  

Location: Room AM117, Arts Millennium Building    
Time: Thursday, 29th August 2019

Thursday, 29 August 2019

CELT Workshop: Turnitin Feedback Studio

This workshop is targeted at users who would like to make the most of Turnitin for assessment and feedback using Feedback Studio.

Turnitin (the licence for which is based on usage levels/user numbers) should be used for assessment if you are particularly interested in 'similarity reports', automated checking for plagiarism, or to use their rich feedback tools (Feedback Studio).

 Please note that this workshop is for NUI Galway staff only. You will need an active staff ID to participate. 

Please register here. 

Location: Room AM117, Arts Millennium Building    
Time: Thursday, 29th August 2019

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Web Training

T4 CMS Training to enable NUI Galway staff to easily build and maintain university (i.e. administration, college/school, research) websites, using the t4 Site Manager enterprise Content Management System, CMS. Attendees will learn the CMS's features, capabilities, and customisations from an NUI Galway perspective. More information here

Location: TBC    
Time: Tuesday, 17th September 2019

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Mobile Content Creation Workshop

The aim of this workshop is to provide participants with the tools and confidence to create video content using the technology already at their disposal. This content can be utilised for anything from conference, event or course promotion to effective communication of research.  

Course objectives:
-Learn photo composition
-Learn cinematography techniques
-Understand the unique challenges of mobile storytelling
-Create correct content for the correct mobile device
-Learn social media posting tricks and what content works best
-GDPR & model release consent
 
Anyone in a role which includes an element of marketing. Anyone who needs to communicate research topics. Anyone with an interest in mobile video production or photography.   Course will involve a two hour presentation with two breaks for video and photo creation and feedback.

Participants must bring a smartphone. Please download the following apps in advance of the workshop:

iPhone:
-iMovie
-Spark Video
-Legend
-Quik
-After Focus (optional)
-Slow Shutter (optional)
-Filmic pro (optional)

Android
-Spark Video
-Intro - text animate
-Quik
-After Focus (optional)
-Slow Shutter (optional)
-Filmic pro (optional)
 
Learn to create engaging photo and video content using only your smart phone. This session will cover basic composition, photography, videography, and editing skills. There will be a brief photo and video break during which participants will put what they've learned to the test followed by critique and feedback.

PLease click here to register.
 


Location: THB-G011 Seminar Room, Hardiman Building     
Time: Tuesday, 24th September

Friday, 30 August 2019

CELT: Irish Blackboard User Group Meeting

CELT are pleased to invite Blackboard users from NUI Galway, and across Ireland, to join us for our next Irish User Group meeting. Members of the Blackboard team will be joining us on the day to run through some exciting new ways to enhance your teaching through technology. Come along to learn collaboratively with your colleagues. We will also run a Collaborate session to allow users to join online. Please indicate this in your registration.  PLEASE REGISTER HERE.

 

Draft Agenda

 

10:00   
 - Call for presentations from the Community

 

10:00 - 10:30
 - Blackboard Specific Solutions
-
Path to SaaS and Ultra: Ultra Base Navigation at the University of Sheffield
- Danny Monaghan – University of Sheffield

 

 10:30 – 11:30
- Hands-on session with Collaborate Ultra: use cases, updates with Emma and Hervé (Blackboard)

11:30 –12:00
 -
TBC

 12:00- 12:15
 -
TBC

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch

13:30 – 14:00
 -
Community Slot: Presentations from the Community
 - Platform agnostic solutions

14:00 –15:20
 -
Ally for LMS
- Accessibility with Ally – From Universal Design for Leaning to Accessibility: 12 small steps or a giant leap to make your digital content more inclusive
 - Hands-on session with Emma and Hervé
*Bring your own PPT or Word document to get it fixed

15:20 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 16:30
 -
Ally for Web - 15 min: Alistair Brook (Blackboard)
 - Eesysoft - 10 min: Alistair Brook
 - eTeacher - 20 min + 10 min Q&A: Hervé

16:30 – 17:00
 -
Community Slot
 - Presentations from the Community

Location: AMB-G065 Arts Millennium Building (Psychology Extension)     
Time: Friday, 30th August 2019