EDLAB's online resources for UM teaching staff

Below you can find EDLAB’s online resources for UM teaching staff.  These include webinar recordings and knoweldge clips on various topics.  We also have our own YouTube channel.

You may also find the University Library’s tool wheel helpful, as well as their support for creating videos for education.  More information about using our learning management system (LMS) Canvas is also available from the University Library.

4-part Webinar Series on Course Re(design) for Online Education:

CCCS online course design | 6 July 2020

Oscar van den Wijngaard (EDLAB) discusses how the UM principles of constructive, contextual, collaborative and self-directed (CCCS) learning, and the theory of constructive alignment can help you as you design your online education.  Slides can be downloaded here.  For more information on Constructive Alignment, we recommend this website.

A link to the paper by Diana Dolmans et al. can be found here.

Activating and engaging students online | 7 July 2020

Barend Last (University Library) provides practical tips and tricks to keep your online education as engaging as possible.  Slides can be downloaded here.

More information about the various tools referred to during the session is available from the University Library’s tool wheel, more support in producing your own videos can be found here and assistance in using Canvas is here.

Better online communication | 8 July 2020

Christina Markanastasakis (UM Language Center) shares her experiences in delivering effective online education, providing tips on how to effectively present yourself online, authentically and accessibly.  Slides are available here.

Guiding tutorials online effectively: optimising group dynamics | 9 July 2020

Stefan Jongen (Faculty of Science and Engineering) discusses how to foster good online group dynamics in tutorials.  Slides are available here.

Other EDLAB webinar recordings

Decolonizing the Curriculum | 9 sept 2020

Aincre Evans (UCM, Maastricht University) unpacks the concept of decolonization and explores where the call for decolonizing the curriculum comes from, as well as the potential it has to facilitate more interactive, inclusive, and dynamic approach to learning.

The role of learner emotions and happiness on the learning process | 19 January 2021

Dr. Amanda Nimon-Peters, Professor at Hult International Business School, describes how emotions play a role in the learning process and how this should be taken into consideration in developing a successful approach to (technology-enhanced) education.

References are available here.

CPD knowledge clips

Getting started with online tutorials

Using online discussion boards for Problem Based Learning

Lecturing online

Online collaboration and group dynamics

Communicating successfully with your students online

Using peer review to stimulate group discussion and critical thinking

The videos are liscensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.