Transformational Technologies for T&L with Microsoft Surface and Office 365


Transformational Technologies for learning and teaching with Microsoft Surface and Office 365 – Register now!

 

Microsoft Education UK and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are thrilled to invite you to join us for our Transformational Technologies for Learning and Teaching event. This will be a premier event for educators and IT personnel within Higher Education, Further Education and Schools that aims to inspire, engage and connect learning practitioners and technologists alike with the latest in transformative ideas, opportunities and solutions to support your communities of learning.

 

Microsoft Surface, together with Windows 10 and Office 365, continues to be a critical enabler for the University of Central Lancashire’s strategic learning and teaching ambitions. UCLan and Microsoft are celebrating our recent initiatives in learning environment enhancement and academic development, which have culminated in the roll-out of Surface devices to all 1500 members of the University’s academic teaching community. We want to share our experiences of this exciting journey, share best practice, and explore ideas for future enhancements in technology enabled learning and teaching.

 

This is a day you don't want to miss! It will consist of inspirational keynotes , practical seminars, and further opportunities to see how the latest Microsoft technologies can support and embrace digital transformation in education.

 

Space is limited so please register now.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

When :

Wednesday 28th March, 10.00 AM - 4.15 PM

Where:

University of Central Lancashire, Preston Campus, Harrington Building Fylde Road Preston, PR1 2HE

Agenda:

10:00 - 10:30 Registration
10:30 – 10:45 Welcome from UCLan

 

Presented by Dr Lynne Livesey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

10:45 – 11:30 Keynote 1 – Digital UCLan, the Surface Journey Transformation of the digital landscape for Learning and Teaching

 

Presented by Dr Rachel Cragg, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Development) and James Crooks, Director of Learning and Information Services

11:30 - 11:45 Refreshment Break
11:45 – 12:30 Breakout Sessions - Stream 1:

 

Option 1) UCLan Technical Development and Team - Designing, Developing and Deploying an Enterprise Class Windows 10 client experience with Microsoft Surface (with Q&A)

 

Presented by Kevan Williams, Digital Learning Manager and Gareth Edwards, Learning Technologist

 

Option 2) UCLan Case Study 1 – Cultivating Collaborations - Developing an active learner community in Mental Health Nursing through Microsoft Teams

 

Presented by Nick Bohannon, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Chris Melia, Faculty Learning Technologist

 

Option 3) Microsoft’s positive learning outcomes with Surface and Office 365. – A deep dive on the Surface family of products and how Educators & Institutions are leveraging Office 365 to deliver positive learning outcomes

 

Option 4) Digital Pedagogies - A critical appraisal of contemporary digital technologies from a pedagogical perspective

 

Presented by Dr Sue Moron-Garcia, Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning in Teaching

 

Option 5) UCLan's Learning Environments Tour - An opportunity to observe the development of in-class Surface integration across the general teaching spaces and clinical facilities

 

Option 6) Creative technology for a creative classroom - Facilitating collaboration and interdisciplinary education

 

Presented by Professor Russell Gurbutt, University of Bolton, Leader of CELT Faculty of Health and Wellbeing and Dr Dawne Gurbutt Acting Director, CELT

12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:45 - 14:30 Keynote 2 – Microsoft Surface Technologies in Education and new developments

 

Presented by Steve Beswick, Education Business Development Director - Surface

14:30 – 15:15 Breakout Sessions - Stream 2:

 

Option 1) UCLan Technical Development and Team - Designing, Developing and Deploying an Enterprise Class Windows 10 client experience with Microsoft Surface (with Q&A)

 

Presented by Kevan Williams, Digital Learning Manager and Gareth Edwards, Learning Technologist

 

Option 2) UCLan Case Study 1 – Cultivating Collaborations - Developing an active learner community in Mental Health Nursing through Microsoft Teams

 

Presented by Nick Bohannon, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Chris Melia, Faculty Learning Technologist

 

Option 3) Microsoft’s positive learning outcomes with Surface and Office 365. – A deep dive on the Surface family of products and how Educators & Institutions are leveraging Office 365 to deliver positive learning outcomes

 

Option 4) Digital Pedagogies - A critical appraisal of contemporary digital technologies from a pedagogical perspective

 

Presented by Dr Sue Moron-Garcia, Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning in Teaching

 

Option 5) UCLan's Learning Environments Tour - An opportunity to observe the development of in-class Surface integration across the general teaching spaces and clinical facilities

 

Option 6) Creative technology for a creative classroom - Facilitating collaboration and interdisciplinary education

 

Presented by Professor Russell Gurbutt, Leader of CELT Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Bolton and Dr Dawne Gurbutt, Associate Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

15:15 – 15:30 Refreshment Break
15:30 – 16:00 Digital Future for UCLan - Strategic planning for an integrated digital future

 

Presented by James Crooks, Director of Learning and Information Services

16:00 – 16:15 Summary & Close

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