The Distance Learning Office offers a range of student and staff events throughout the year to support teaching and learning at a distance. We also alert students and staff to upcoming events from other areas of the University, particularly courses and workshops from the Student Learning Centre, HEDC, the Library, and the Graduate Research School.
This page is updated regularly, and information will be added as we source events and workshops that relate to distance teaching and learning.
Analytics and Research Methodologies (ARM) workshops
The Distance Learning Office is offering a series of research workshops, Analytics and Research Methodologies (ARM) presented by Ben Daniel from HEDC. All workshops are via Zoom and will be run in the evenings beginning in mid-March. Bookings will open when full details have been confirmed.
Graduate Research School workshops
The Graduate Research School offer a range of workshops specifically aimed at postgraduate Masters and PhD students. Visit their workshops page to see what they can offer you! Many of these workshops are now available via Zoom.
Student Learning Centre workshops
A range of workshops are available at Student Learning Development
Academic Forum (via Zoom) - https://otago.zoom.us/j/777761662
Administrative Forum (via Zoom) - https://otago.zoom.us/j/777761662
Distance education administrators meet four times a year on via Zoom to discuss matters of interest. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 10am via Zoom. Any staff involved in distance programmes are more than welcome to join us.
This one hour meeting consists of short presentations from ITS, the Distance Library Service, Admissions & Enrolment, Student Administration, followed by a topic for discussion. Previous topics have covered: Proposed developments, Marketing your Distance Programme, eVision, Supporting distance students, and Student access to new technologies.
Academic Forum - 10am - 11am
- Wednesday 21 March
- Wednesday 16 May
- Wednesday 22 August
- Wednesday 14 November
Administrative Forum - 10am - 11am
- Thursday 22 March
Thursday 17 May
Thursday 23 August
Thursday 15 November
Distance Teaching Workshops
DISTAID workshops - Professional development workshops for staff teaching at a distance, or who are considering teaching at a distance.