Welcome to the home of Leeds University Business School's Enhancement and Innovation Team.It is our responsibility to work in collaboration with our academic colleagues to identify, create and implement innovative and effective uses of technology to support learning and teaching. We deliver pedagogically sound and practical advice on how technology can be utilised to enhance the learning experience of our students; increasing opportunities for active, flipped and blended learning. The wide range of experience and skill we have in the team means that we provide a comprehensive and innovative level of support.In supporting our academic colleagues to deliver the very best in business education we actively support the School's mission to make an exceptional impact on business and society through leadership in research and teaching.
We have Faculty-level responsibility for supporting the use of Minerva, the institutional portal and VLE. We can provide colleagues with support, or direct colleagues to where they can access support, to develop their understanding of the tools and technologies that are available and integrated with Minerva, making your module area a more engaging and impactful space for your students.
We also provide support in using other institutional learning technologies such as in-class voting, lecture capture, desktop capture and Office365. We also provide recommendations of emerging technologies, and how they can be utilised in teaching environments to positively impact your students learning experience.
As a team we work with colleagues to plan, produce and deliver pedagogically sound learning resources and journeys in a range of formats. With expertise in graphic design and audio-visual production we thrive on producing high-quality and sustainable resources that are memorable and effective.
Within the team we have responsibility for managing the Innovation Studio; a space specifically designed for the production of learning resources to support student education. In that space we work with colleagues to produce large-production videos, as well as screen recordings and podcasts.
We have been instrumental in planning and delivering large-scale educational enhancement projects, such as the support of iPad devices in business education, the provision of E-Books and FT.com subscriptions to students. We are actively involved in institutional working groups that seek to enhance the student experience at the University of Leeds.
Leeds University Business School staff can also view content on our internal Sharepoint page by visiting the link below (please note that you may need to log-in using your University username and password).
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