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    STEP - Teaching using live online collaboration platforms.
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This session will allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of tools that support teaching classes live online.

Duration 2 hours

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Staff wishing to find out more using tools which enable live online teaching of students.

This session will allow staff to explore tools and research-informed methods and principles of live online collaborative platforms such as Adobe Connect and Skype. This will include live student discussion, tutor presentations, use of break-out rooms for small-group discussion and also large-group lecturing.


  • Make informed decisions on the choice of online collaborative platform and tools
  • Choose appropriate tasks for use of these tools
  • Consider the relative costs and benefits of using such tools.


UKPSF Dimensions: A1, A4, A5, K4, V2


Delivered By: Organisational and Staff Development Unit


Programme (STEP). This is a unique development programme aimed at traditional academic and teaching staff, and relevant to all staff engaged in teaching.

Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.