Networks and Events

You can get involved in a variety of networks and events supported and hosted by the E-learning Group. Please see below for further information. 

Academy Forum The Aber Academy Forum is open to members of the university community: teaching staff, postgraduate tutors, administrative / support staff, and students are all welcome. The Forum provides a platform for sharing good practice in learning and teaching. Contact us to add you to the mailing list. Further information is available on the Academy Forum wiki. 

Academy Showcase Twice a year we organise an Academy Showcase webinar with Bangor University across Higher Education Institutes in Wales. Contact us to take part and present something innovative that you are doing with technology in your teaching. Previous examples of the Academy Showcase are available on our blog.

Annual Learning and Teaching Conference The E-learning Group organise the University’s annual Learning and Teaching Conference. This event is a space for staff to come together from across the University to present on innovative teaching and learning practices that they are doing. Our blog contains information on previous Learning and Teaching Conferences. Look out for the Call for Proposals via the weekly email.

Exemplary Course Award The aim of the AU Exemplary Course Award (ECA) is to support staff to enhance their modules on Blackboard and as a platform to share good practice. We are delighted to exhibit the winners at our annual Learning and Teaching Conference. Best practice examples and tours of modules are available on our blog. Request an ECA application pack from us if you are interested in entering the award.

Mini-conference The E-learning Group host mini-conferences in addition to the Learning and Teaching Conference. Previous Mini-conferences focused on themes such as gamification of learning and teaching with tablets. For more information on previous mini-conferences, please see our blog. Contact us if you are interested in proposing a theme for a mini-conference.

Technology Enhanced Learning Group (TELG) The E-learning Group work with the Technology-Enhanced Learning Group (TELG) – a forum for discussing matters related to the intersection between technology and learning and teaching. TELG report to the Learning and Teaching Enhancement Committee and meet four times a year. An academic member of staff represents each Institute. Please contact your Institute representative or the E-learning Group if you would like to raise a matter for discussion.