Tuesday, 15 September 2015

FW: Teaching and Learning Conversations (TLC) 2015/16 - Free Webinar


Dear colleagues,

Hopefully the new academic year started well for you and you are back into the swing of things.  We are delighted to announce that we have an exciting new programme of regular TLCs following the summer break.

In our first webinar of 2015/16 Dr Rod Cullen (MMU) and Calum Thomson (University of Salford) will be facilitating a teaching and learning conversation on Tuesday 29th September at 12:00-13:30 (BST)


The webinar titled “Don’t plan to present, plan to engage: Making the most of web conferencing technologies for online learning and teaching” will explore the use of web conferencing technologies to deliver webinars that provide active and engaging rather than a passive experiences for participants.


Full details of this event are available on the TLC blog: http://wp.me/p6HUdF-P


We hope you will be able to join us.


How to join the webinar

To attend and take part in the webinar simply follow the link to the TLC webinar room here: https://mmu.adobeconnect.com/tlc/
To login: Chose the option to Enter as a guest, add your name, institution and country into the Name field and click on the “Enter Room” button.

To ensure that you get the best best audio visual experience during the webinars we have provided a simple guide to Ensuring that you are set up correctly to participate in webinars delivered by Adobe Connect.  We recommend that you do this well in advance of the webinar (so that you have plenty of time to seek advice and resolve any issues that you may identify).  Don’t worry it only takes 10-15 minutes as most of the process is automated.

Please note

A recording of the webinar will be made available at the same URL under a creative commons licence.


About Teaching & Learning Conversations

TLC is an exciting cross-institutional collaboration to provide open CPD opportunities for everybody teaching and/or supporting learning in Higher Education. To find out more please visit the TLC website at: https://tlcwebinars.wordpress.com/

Please feel free to share the link to the TLC programme and individual webinars with others who might also be interested. Further information and recordings from previous webinars can be found in the TLC archive at:

If you have engaged in any way with the TLCs so far, as a participant, facilitator or watched any of the recordings, please consider providing us with some feedback by completing our short survey at: https://tlcwebinars.wordpress.com/feedback/claim-a-badge-and-provide-some-feedback/

Through this form, you can also to claim your TLC badge. Thank you very much.

We hope you will be able to join us for this TLC webinar.


The TLC team


Participating institutions and contacts

Manchester Metropolitan University, contact Rod Cullen & Chrissi Nerantzi

University of Northampton, contact Prof. Ale Armellini

University of Salford, contact Calum Thomson

University Campus Suffolk, contact Dr Chris Smith

University of Surrey, contact Dr Simon Lygo-Baker

Sheffield Hallam University, contact Andrew Middleton

London Metropolitan University, contact Charlotte Fregona


*(please access the World Clock to convert to your local time)



Dr W. Rod Cullen

Learning Innovations Team

Learning & Research Technologies

Learning and Research Information Services

Manchester Metropolitan University
All Saints Building
Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH

Tel: +44 (0)161 247 3356       
EMail :
Skype: wrod.cullen


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