Further Support and Advice

Helpsheets and videos to support remote teaching

You may wish to explore methods or techniques to extend your teaching remotely. Below, you will find a list of helpsheets and videos to best support enhanced remote teaching.

Using Panopto for asynchronous teaching

To replace the delivery of on campus lectures.

Recording Lectures Remotely With Panopto | Doc | PDF

New – Setting Automatic Captions on Panopto | Doc | PDF

New – Using the Panopto Capture to Record on Web | Doc | PDF

Online Discussion and Interactivity: Engaging with remote students

To replace synchronous group discussion in seminars and lectures, Poll Everywhere questions can be embedded into PowerPoint slides.

Poll Everywhere: Remote Ready | PDF

Blogs and Wikis

To support students in discussion or recording their own thoughts throughout a module.

Wikis: Creating a Wiki | Doc | PDF

Blogs: Creating a Blog | Doc | PDF

Blogs: Creating a Journal | Doc | PDF

Discussion Boards

To support student discussion and collaboration on projects/assessments.

Creating a Forum | Doc | PDF | Video
Thread and Posts | Doc | PDF | Video
Creating a Post in a Discussion Board | Doc | PDF | Video
Using and Managing Forums | Doc | PDF | Video

Enhancing the accessibility of your teaching resources

New: Accessible learning – Remote teaching considerations | Doc | PDF

New: Live subtitles with PowerPoint | Doc | PDF

New: Top 10 Tips for Accessibility

Further Advice and Support

New : Exam advice to share with students

The page is a collection of student facing resources aimed at supporting the transition to the new forms of online assessments, specifically, detailing key information about SFAs & TCAs, with student advice on how to best prepare for them. Additionally, there are videos on the new processes for Extenuating Circumstances and a reminder of the rules around Academic Offences. There is also resources for keeping focused and positive, a video by Dr Anna Symonds on revising and preparing for exams and our student led podcast Fresher Take, where they talk about time management. Click here to access the advice

Video Based Learning Toolkit

The Video Based Learning Toolkit project aims to help highlight how to support a dynamic technologically-enhanced teaching and learning environment at Lincoln where video based learning practices are commonplace.

The LALT blog has an introduction to the project and three accessible toolkits for flipped and video based learning, produced using Microsoft Sway.

Advice on using third party tools

The LALT blog includes advice on integrating freely available external tools into your teaching.

Support Resources from LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning provides access to thousands of video learning resources covering a wide range of topics.

LinkedIn Learning can be accessed by all members of staff and students. You simply need to visit http://lncn.ac/lillogin and you will be re-directed to the University account.

There are several courses which support the delivering of online teaching or working remotely. LinkedIn Learning has a wide range of online courses available, here are some examples you may find useful.

Learning To Teach Online

This course is designed to help corporate trainers and teachers update their skill sets to teach effectively online. Staff author Oliver Schinkten draws the connections between high-quality instruction and online education. He provides a framework for creating a digital classroom and guidance to get students interacting with the course material, the instructor, and each other.

You can study the Learning To Teach Online course on LinkedIn Learning.

Teaching Online Synchronous Classes

Corbin and Kat Anderson cover the elements of creating virtual synchronous training, including selecting the right tools, implementing instructional strategies, and managing learner interactions and engagement. Find out how to apply the flipped classroom model to online teaching and get tips for engaging learners and assessing learning.

You can study the Teaching Online Synchronous Classes course on LinkedIn Learning.

Communicating Effectively with MS Teams

Discover the core features of Microsoft Teams and see how you can bring together colleagues or students, create conversations and content, and collaborate more effectively.

You can study the Communicating Effectively using MS Teams course on LinkedIn Learning

Digital Learning Recipes

The walkway to the University of Lincoln campus with students walking.

The Digital Learning Recipes provide real examples of academic teaching practice within the University and are shared here to inform and inspire practical digital solutions to pedagogical challenges either online or through blended learning.

The recipes offer teaching, learning and assessment activities under the categories of Acquisition, Investigation, Discussion, Collaboration, Production and Practice, showcasing examples from different Colleges throughout the University.  These categories are based on those used within the ABC Curriculum Design Workshops(opens in a new tab), informed by Diana Laurillard’s Conversational Framework.

The learning design recipes can be accessed and downloaded from the LALT blog or by visiting http://lncn.ac/recipes.

External advice and support

Coronavirus – advice for HE providers (OfS)

Advice on working from home (published by Jisc)

Ensuring continuity of learning during enforced absence (published by Jisc)

What to do if you suddenly find yourself teaching at a distance (WonkHE)

Five stage model for online learning by Professor Gilly Salmon

Online Learning Readiness by Tanya Joosten

Open Learn: Taking your teaching online (free online course from the OU)

How to Teach Online (MOOC from FutureLearn)

New: Transitioning Teaching Online (Deakin University)

10 points to consider when choosing alternative assessment methods (National Forum for Teaching and Learning in HE)