Coming up @ the Hub, August 2017
- Staff can drop into the Hub in Building 6 from 12pm-2pm each weekday, for face-to-face help with learning and teaching technologies. Find out what we can do for you with a list of our common queries.
- If you’re having issues with learning technologies like UTSOnline, REVIEW, Turnitin or SPARK, you can lodge a ServiceConnect request and we’ll be able to assist you. Read about how to use ServiceConnect here.
- We also post helpful advice for the beginning of session and beyond on the Futures blog.
Upcoming staff events at the Hub
When Associate Professor Nick Hopwood created a Wall of Rejection outside his office to publicly display his failed applications for academic positions, grants, and journal articles, he didn’t anticipate the overwhelming reaction – his original tweet to to introduce the wall was retweeted more than 1000 times. Register here. Techo Tuesday: Making the Verbal Visual – Captioning for Accessibility | 15 August
UTS supports captioning as an important component of accessibility and inclusion;. This session explores captioning for videos, online chat rooms and live situations such as classrooms, events and meetings. It will cover definitions and distinctions between open captions, closed captions, live captioning, subtitles, transcribers and captioning providers that we use at UTS, and helpful online tools. Register here.
Digital Literacy Kits | 22 August
Join UTS Library in an exploration of our brand new digital literacy kits. This roundtable session will have hands-on activities with a selection of the kits, combined with a discussion of how they have been incorporated into teaching practices. Register here.
Remember to book a drop-in session if you’re looking for help with learning technologies, and sign up to the Futures newsletter to stay in the loop. Staff are always very welcome to suggest events they’d like to see at the Hub, or to contribute to the Futures blog (email email@example.com).