Latest posts from the Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit blog

    Weekly Resource Roundup – 20/1/2023

    As leader of our PGCTHE programme, I keep an eye out for resources to help staff teach effectively. These include webinars, podcasts, online toolkits, publications and more. Topics include active learning, online/blended teaching, accessibility/inclusion, and effective learning design based on cognitive science. Below I’ve listed items that came to my attention in the past week. In the […]

    Call for Proposals: Mini Conference: Virtual Reality

    The Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit is pleased to announce the next mini conference. On Tuesday 28 March LTEU will be hosting our next mini conference in person. This mini conference will be focused on Virtual Reality, building on one of the sessions from last year’s Learning and Teaching Conference. Colleagues from across the University […]

    Weekly Resource Roundup – 11/1/2023

    As leader of our PGCTHE programme, I keep an eye out for resources to help staff teach effectively. These include webinars, podcasts, online toolkits, publications and more. Topics include active learning, online/blended teaching, accessibility/inclusion, and effective learning design based on cognitive science. Below I’ve listed items that came to my attention in the past week. In the […]

    Blackboard UBN

    It’s been about a week since we moved to Blackboard UBN. Here are some answers to some of the questions that staff and students have asked us. You may find your question answered here (or in our How do I get started with Ultra Base Navigation FAQ). If not, you can email us. 1. Where […]

    Save the Date: Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

    The Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit are excited to announce the date for the 11th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference. The conference will be taking place between Tuesday 4 July and Thursday 6 July 2023. Look out for Calls for Proposals and the announcement of the conference theme. As usual, we will be updating our Learning and […]

    Weekly Resource Roundup – 4/1/2023

    As leader of our PGCTHE programme, I keep an eye out for resources to help staff teach effectively. These include webinars, podcasts, online toolkits, publications and more. Topics include active learning, online/blended teaching, accessibility/inclusion, and effective learning design based on cognitive science. Below I’ve listed items that came to my attention in the past week. In the […]

    Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation: Work Complete

    Ultra Base Navigation is now enabled on Blackboard.  Next time you log onto Blackboard, you will be greeted with a new interface.  Please consult our FAQ on how to use Ultra Base Navigation.  Whilst the look and feel of Blackboard has changed, course functionality and content remain the same.  If you have bookmarked or created […]

    Weekly Resource Roundup – 20/12/2022

    As leader of our PGCTHE programme, I keep an eye out for resources to help staff teach effectively. These include webinars, podcasts, online toolkits, publications and more. Topics include active learning, online/blended teaching, accessibility/inclusion, and effective learning design based on cognitive science. Below I’ve listed items that came to my attention in the past week. In the […]

    Weekly Resource Roundup – 13/12/2022

    As leader of our PGCTHE programme, I keep an eye out for resources to help staff teach effectively. These include webinars, podcasts, online toolkits, publications and more. Topics include active learning, online/blended teaching, accessibility/inclusion, and effective learning design based on cognitive science. Below I’ve listed items that came to my attention in the past week. In the […]

    Academy Forums 2023

    Thank you to all who have attended Academy Forums in Semester 1. We’ve had some great discussions around wellbeing in the curriculum, student induction activities, how students are using technology at Aberystwyth University, and Digital Capabilities (Part 1). All our handouts from our Academy Forums are available on our webpages. You can now book your […]