eCoffee @ SGH: Video meetings and tutorials

December’s eCoffee involved an experimental live event: could we run a session about video meetings simultaneously as a face-to-face session and online for remote participants? While this sounds like something that potentially could involve specialist equipment and planning, we took a more informal approach – reflecting the way in which …

eCoffee @ SGH: Working more efficiently

Ahead of this month’s eCoffee we asked colleagues for recommendations for tools that support organisation, planning and efficiency, and took the opportunity during the session to try some of these out. Office 365 and Microsoft Teams Office 365 includes various connected tools that can support more efficient working, all of …

Event: Assessment Practices in Medicine

Assessment Practices in Medicine: The Good, The Bad and The Very Bad! AB59, South Academic Block, University Hospital Southampton Friday 27th September 2019, 13:00-16:30 The Medical Education Innovation Network organised a half day seminar/workshop that explored the evolution of assessment methods in undergraduate medical curricula. It provided an overview of …

eCoffee @ SGH: Blackboard – what works well?

Medicine has seen continuing success over the seven years of the university’s Blackboard & VLE Awards, so in July’s eCoffee we explored some features of winning courses, sharing some ideas and inspiration ahead of the next academic year. Blackboard upgrade Blackboard has recently been upgraded, and as well as cleaner, …

eCoffee @ SGH: OneWeb and social media

In May’s eCoffee session we welcomed back Ayala Gordon and Jonny Vaughan from the Digital Team, to discuss how we provide simple, accessible, relevant, useful information, not just via university websites but digital services as a whole. In keeping with this approach, Ayala took us through 10-year old Chloe’s questions …

ecoffee @ SGH: Universal Design for Learning

What is Universal Design for Learning? Why does UDL matter? Architect Ron Mace coined the term “universal design” to describe the concept of designing all products and the built environment to be aesthetic and usable to the greatest extent possible by everyone, regardless of their age, ability, or status in …