Centre for Online and Distance Education

Supporting Student Success workshop

This annual workshop offers professional development for colleagues in the field of distance and online learning with a focus on a particular theme each year.

Supporting Student Success online workshop

Supporting Student Success workshop

This annual workshop offers professional development for colleagues in the field of distance and online learning with a focus on a particular theme each year.

Better than some paid for events.

This is the first time I have attended this conference and it was one of the best student success conferences I have been to.

Thought provoking and a high standard of intellectual rigour, the resources provided were very useful too.

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Supporting Student Success 2021/22

The fourth Supporting Student Success event took place online on the morning of Friday 28 January 2022,  10.00-13.15 GMT. The event offers professional development for colleagues in the field of distance and online learning. With a focus on supporting practice and understanding in the field, the interactive sessions drew on Centre for Distance Education project outcomes and work in progress, with presentations on a range of topics in the field of student distance and technology enhanced learning.

Presentations

  • Keeping the dream alive: The case for Critical Digital Pedagogy, Samantha Ahern, UCL
  • Move to online assessment 2021: the student experience, CDE Student fellows
  • Test Drive: how automated questions can upgrade your module, Leonard Houx, Bayes Business School
  • Designing plagiarism out of assessment, Stylianos Hatzipanagos and Alan Tait, CDE
  • An interactive study guide on postgraduate dissertation research and writing, Matt Philpott, Clare Sansom and Tiffany Tupper, CDE.
  • Exploring the student experience of asynchronous individual and collaborative online learning in International Politics undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, Jane Secker and Thomas Hanley, City, University of London
  • Career Stage Framework: Supporting students where they are in their employability journey, Liz Wilkinson and Laura Brammar, University of London Careers Service
  • From students to professionals: the opportunities and challenges of delivering ODeL in medicine and healthcare education, Luke Woodham, St George’s, University of London

Download the event programme with zoom links [PDF]

Download the presentation summaries [Word Doc]

Watch the Webinar recordings:

Read the event blogs:

Session 1. Supporting Student Success: From Students to Professionals

Session 2. Supporting Student Success: Designing Assessment

Session  3. Supporting Student Success: Responding to Learners’ Needs

Session 4. Supporting Student Success: The Student Experience

Supporting Student Success 2020/21

The Autumn 2020 Supporting Student Success event was held on Wednesday 21 October, 10.00 – 13.15. It took the form of an online workshop with presentations on a range of topics in the field of student experience of and innovations in Digital Assessment Practice.

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Supporting Student Success 2019/20

The autumn 2019 Supporting Student Success workshop covered:

  • Innovations in programme design
  • Teacher educator development
  • Preparing digital educators for the future
  • Improving student progression in distance learning
  • Pedagogical effectiveness of simulations and games
  • Using chatbots to support assessment outcomes

The full programme [PDF] is available on the Centre for Online and Distance Education website.

Supporting Student Success 2018/19

The first Supporting Student Success workshop was held on Thursday 11 October 2018 at Senate House, University of London.

Download the workshop short programme (PDF)