LEO professional development workshops
The Learning and Teaching Centre runs a number of face-to-face workshops, on a range of LEO topics.
Before the start of semester two 2016, LEO Basics workshops will be run on each campus.
If you have never used ACU's Learning Environment Online (LEO) or need a refresher this session is for you, especially if you are new to teaching at ACU.
This workshop provides an overview of the LEO components and practice with adding and editing common resources and student activities.
Guided by local eLearning Advisors from the Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC), you will work in a practice area on the LEO site or in your unit. Learn how to navigate around LEO, how to edit your profile and preferences, how to add content, how to get help with LEO, and how to use discussion forums and assessment options in your unit.
Intended audience: Academic staff, particularly those new to ACU.
At the end of this workshop it is expected that participants will be able to:
- access support for LEO
- identify components and navigate LEO
- update their LEO profile and message preferences
- add activities and resources to their LEO unit.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Facilitator: LTC eLearning Advisor
Venues, dates and times:
B403 Lib PC A
|Tue||3:30 PM||5:00 PM||19/07/2016|
B404 Lib PC B
PC Lab B
Note: All necessary resources will be provided during the workshop.
Registrations via Staff Connect
Course Type Code: LEO BASICS
Course Type Description: LEO Basics for Staff
For venues, dates and times, please read the LEO Basics Session Outline (PDF, 241.12 KB)
Below are the outlines of the sessions run in February 2016.
This workshop provides an overview of the LEO components and practice in adding and editing the most commonly used resources and student activities.
You will work in a practice area on the LEO site or in your unit. Learn how to navigate around LEO, how to edit your profile and preferences, how to add content, and how to use discussion forums and assessment options in your unit.
For venues, dates and times, please read the LEO Basics Session Outline (PDF, 259.3 KB).
This workshop introduces you to LEO communication tools such as:
- Discussion forums, including comparison of different forum types
- News forums (Announcements)
- Live classrooms using Adobe Connect
- Other LEO communication tools.
You will have hands on experience in the numerous communication facilities.
For venues, dates and times, please read the Communication Session Outline (PDF, 136.33 KB).
This workshop introduces you to LEO Content, which includes:
- Styling HTML pages
- LEO Book activity
- LEO content (EQUELLA) and online readings
- Adding video media (Kaltura)
You will learn how to create and organise learning materials in your LEO unit/s; create and style LEO Page and Book activities; upload and access materials in LEO content; and use Kaltura for your video resources.
For venues, dates and times, please read the Learning Materials Session Outline (PDF, 139.09 KB).
Learning activities includes designing tasks for students that are engaging and personalised. This workshop provides an overview of selected learning activities in LEO such as:
- Quiz (knowledge, quick indicator)
- Kaltura media assignment (revised cognition)
- My portfolio (reflection)
You will build learning activities including ePortfolio profile, different strategies to use quizzes and create personalised learning opportunities.
For venues, dates and times, please read the Learning Activities Session Outline (PDF, 243.49 KB).
There are several ways to set up assessments in LEO. This workshop will provide an overview of the two most common ways that LEO can be used to mark assignments and provide feedback. This workshop will focus on the Turnitin and LEO Assignment tools.
Guided by local eLearning Advisors from the Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC), you will identify the benefits of using Turnitin, Assignment and other LEO assessment tools.
For venues, dates and times, please read the Assessment Session Outline (PDF, 242.88 KB).