To support the development of teaching and learning at Sussex we offer:

  • A range of training sessions and themed events, delivered online, in person and (where feasible) hybrid
  • Self-study courses
  • Bespoke workshops
  • One to one chats with your School Learning Technologist (LT) and/or Academic Developer (AD)
  • Online Distance Learning specific training for academics

Live events, workshops and training

Our programme varies throughout the year and includes:

  • Canvas and Panopto training
  • professional development such as course leadership sessions
  • networking sessions to support those interested in scholarship of teaching and learning
  • celebrations of best practice such as the Education Festival

For further information on upcoming events and bookings, please check the bottom of this page.

Upcoming events, workshops and training in 2023

Tuesday 26 September, 8am to 9am Panopto - Technology in teaching spaces in-person session
Tuesday 26 September, 12noon to 1pm Panopto - Technology in teaching spaces in-person session 
Wednesday 27 September, 12noon to 1pm Canvas Basics (Basic editing of Canvas modules) in-person session
Wednesday 27 September, 1.30pm to 2.30pm Digital Accessibility Essentials in-person session
Thursday 28 September, 8am to 9am Digital Accessibility Essentials Zoom session
Thursday 28 September, 5.30pm to 6.30pm Canvas Basics (Basic editing of Canvas modules) Zoom session

Self-Study Courses

Explore teaching and learning tools at your own pace with our short self-study courses which cover the basics of how to use learning technologies. Details of self-study courses can be found on the EE Resources Canvas site, and the below list includes the individual self-enrol links:

Bespoke Workshops 

If you want to make changes to your programme, or are keen to try a new teaching or assessment approach in your module team, we offer bespoke workshops to support you.

We can run any of the workshops listed in the drop down menu, or develop new ones. Get in touch with your Academic Developer and/or Learning Technologist to discuss further.

  • Workshop examples

    Assessment and Feedback

    • Designing authentic assessments
    • Designing flexible or alternative assessments
    • Developing student feedback literacy
    • Designing effective MCQs
    • Effective and efficient feedback

    Digital Teaching Platforms

    • Canvas: beyond the essentials
    • Marking with Turnitin and Canvas Online
    • Introduction to PollEverywhere
    • Blended learning
    • Teaching games and storytelling with Twine
    • Overview of e-submission at Sussex

    Teaching Activities

    • Problem-based learning
    • Team-based learning
    • Outdoor learning
    • Building brilliant engagement
    • Using collaborative tools in your teaching

    Inclusive Curriculum Design

    • Digital accessibility
    • Universal design for learning
    • Flexible/alternative assessments

    Professional Development

    • Annual course review support session
    • National Teaching Fellowship information sessions
    • Supporting you with the scholarship of teaching and learning: from idea to output

Events now open for bookings

Check back throughout the year for new event and workshop listings.

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