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Active Learning with Spark Page

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LIGHT BITES LIVE : Active Learning with Spark Page

Adobe Spark is a cloud based service offering three different applications: Spark Page, Spark Video and Spark Post.

In this session we explore Adobe Spark Page, a brilliant and easy tool enabling you and your students to create polished websites in minutes. As well as enabling the creation of resources to support your courses, Adobe Spark Page is a brilliant tool to get your students actively engaged. It can even be used for assessment!

Facilitated by Ian Upton

Next Session

Book: Wednesday 28th April 12pm-1pm

Click links to access Coventry University Course Booking System (University Login required).

Accreditation

Light Bites Live : Active Learning with Spark Page counts as ‘one session’ towards Light Bite Accreditation. Find out more HERE.

 

Active Learning with Spark Video

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LIGHT BITES LIVE : Active Learning with Spark Video 

Adobe Spark is a cloud based service offering three different applications: Spark Page, Spark Video and Spark Post. 

In this session we explore Adobe Spark Video, a brilliant and easy tool enabling you and your students to create polished video resources in minutes. As well as enabling the creation of resources to support your courses, Adobe Spark Video is a brilliant tool to get your students actively engaged. It can even be used for assessment!

Facilitated by Ian Upton

  • “The workshop was simple and straightforward. We were shown how to get going really quickly! Once again, I’m inspired to try out a new teaching tool….thanks!”
  • “Clear teaching and explanation of Adobe Spark Video. I am looking forward to using it! Everything was explained in understandable terms, it was interactive, and Ian made the teaching experience relaxed and engaging!”

Next Session

Book: Wednesday 5th May. 2pm-3pm (one hour)

Click links to access Coventry University Course Booking System (University Login required).

Accreditation

Light Bites Live : Active Learning with Spark Video counts as ‘one session’ towards Light Bite Accreditation. Find out more HERE.

 

Death by PowerPoint

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LIGHT BITES LIVE : Death by PowerPoint?

Are you guilty of ‘Death by PowerPoint’? In this challenging session we examine how we use this ubiquitous classroom technology and ask are we really using our PowerPoints’ effectively? Discover how you can improve the effectiveness of your PowerPoints by applying five basic principles!

Facilitated by Ian Upton

  • “It was good to challenge how we use PowerPoint and discuss why we do what we do with presentations!”
  • “The workshop discussions are eye opening! Coming together and share our experiences [as teachers] is also of the upmost importance.“ 

Next Session

Book: Wed 12th May. 11am-12pm (one hour)

Click links to access Coventry University Course Booking System (University Login required).

Accreditation

Light Bites Live : Death by PowerPoint counts as ‘one session’ towards Light Bite Accreditation. Find out more HERE.

Engage Your Students With Zoom

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LIGHT BITES LIVE : Engage Your Students with ZOOM

Zoom is a brilliant tool for engaging your students actively and instilling a sense of community. In this non-technical webinar, we present a series of Zoom based activities you can experience, and use, in your own remote teaching practice.

  • “You made it feel like all the features were all really doable! Very inspiring! It was confidence building!
  • “Sharing ideas and getting the extra ideas from Ian on presentation, narrated PowerPoint, the use of AnswerGarden, and the experience of how to use a break out room was really insightful!”
  • “Practical experience of being in a Zoom session was the most useful. Some useful thought-provoking techniques for delivery.”

Next Session

Book: Wednesday 26th May. 1pm-2pm (one hour)

Click links to access Coventry University Course Booking System (University Login required).

Accreditation

Light Bites Live : Using Zoom to Engage Your Students counts as ‘one session’ towards Light Bite Accreditation. Find out more HERE.

Saying it Out Loud

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LIGHT BITES LIVE : Saying it Out Loud

Relish a lively 60 minute PRACTICAL masterclass in creating online presence, vocal relaxation and exercise, and how to make the most of your webinar space. Saying It Out Loud offers key tools for sustainable voice use and body language dynamic. All workshops begin with a warmup.

Each week a different aspect of creating presence online will be explored. Every workshop stands up as a one off event, or you can attend as many of them as you choose! Bring curiosity and a coffee and make a bit of space round your computer!

Walk away with a good feeling and access to a 5 minute vocal and physical warm up under your belt for daily use.

Facilitated by Sonia Ritter.

Next Sessions

Beyond the Word! Wednesday 21st April 12pm-1pm (one hour)

Origins and Oranges! Thursday 29th April 1pm-2pm  (one hour)

Click links to access Coventry University Course Booking System (University Login required).

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