Elena is responsible for design and implementation of development initiatives and learning resources to support NTU staff in their use of university systems. Prior to joining NTU, Elena worked in the British Council supporting bidding for and implementation of international development and scholarship management programmes. She has extensive experience as a Learning and Development consultant, specialising in SAP, business process analysis and managing personal and professional development schemes.
You may already know that at the beginning of this term we have launched the NTU Digital Framework learning room in NOW:
to support staff in their development of digital competencies and
to provide guidance on the Framework for those involve
If you log on to Office 365 and open Yammer, you will see that more and more staff are now using this app – either for cross team collaboration or for exchanging information with students and enabling them to communicate with each other.
..then come along to CPLD’s Digital Taster Event at Clifton campus on Wednesday, 16 November. The event is open to all NTU staff.
Digital Taster Menu
Smarten up your NOW homepage.
Have you ever wanted to show your video to students frame by frame to explain a particular process? You can do it very easily with a free online service called Anilyzer.
Simply go to anilyzer.
Did you know that most YouTube videos have subtitles and that you can switch on automatic translation into other languages? Well, the latter still requires major improvements – I tried it with various languages I know – but it can be better than
At a staff development session that Rachel and I delivered today we mentioned a method that can be used to find out a person’s NTU username in Outlook.
If you are using YouTube for learning and teaching activities, you are probably familiar with inserting a link to an online video into your PowerPoint presentation, Word document or a NOW learning room content page.
At one of the Office surgeries I recently delivered, I helped a member of staff to format images in PowerPoint. We also covered image attribution.
A couple of months ago I wrote a post on how to send an email to all students on a module by just entering their module code in Outlook.
I ran an Office surgery today and met Amy Fines who works in NBS.
I used to follow a website that published periodic newsletters and sent emails whenever a new document was added.