Digital Transformation in History Teaching
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Join us for a webinar event on the 20th May, 12:30 – 14:00 BST.
You’ll hear about how other history academics and educators are using digital tools to transform their teaching and learning practice. There’ll also be an opportunity for discussion and questions.
Check out the agenda below:
12:30 – 12:40
Matt East, Education Lead, Talis
12:40 – 13:00
What Do We Mean When We Say “Close Reading”? Collaborative reading as a way of enhancing source analysis skills
Professor Kate Cooper, History, Royal Holloway
Kate will explore the role that pre-seminar discussion plays in their seminar based practice, and will delve into the role Talis Elevate has played in enhancing this over the past year.
13:00 – 13:20
Engaging Students in Active Reading Online: Lessons from History and Heritage at Lincoln
Dr Jamie Wood, Associate Professor, School of History and Heritage, University of Lincoln
In this session, Jamie will address the common challenges faced with getting students to engage with reading, highlight some of the tactics adopted to address this challenge and detail the role that Talis Elevate plays in this space for the School.
13:20 – 13:40
From New User to End User: Talis Elevate at UCL in 2020-21
Dr Jon Chandler, Senior Teaching Fellow, University College London
At the start of the pandemic, UCL Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences adopted Talis Elevate. John will highlight why Talis Elevate was the tool for them, how this was implemented, the impact this has had, and plans for the future.
13:40 – 14:00
Q&A and closing remarks