Otago Polytechnic
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Past professional development updates

Find all the fortnightly PD updates here

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Safety & Wellbeing Staff Training (2020)

Online self-paced

Learn about Safety and Wellbeing in the workplace and your responsibilities. Required for all staff.

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Learner Capability Framework - Info & Training

Workshop

Find out more about the I Am Capable tool and how to use it

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Improve team dynamics and effectiveness

Online self-paced

Explore strategies and techniques to improve your teamwork skills, from LinkedIn Learning.

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GDTE

Fundamentals of Tertiary Teaching and Learning

Workshop

Examine core concepts and develop knowledge and skills necessary for beginning teaching practice.

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GDTE

Learning Design for Teaching in a Tertiary Context

Workshop

An introduction to designing inclusive, effective and sustainable learning and teaching.

Learning and Teaching Development OAS2

Educational Technology

Orientation and Assisting Students | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn about administering and creating Moodle LMS courses, and assisting students in getting started.

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Educational Technology

Before Delivery | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Prepare the administration aspects of a course before delivery, including enrolling students, staff roles, and quality and usability checks

Learning and Teaching Development DD2

Educational Technology

During Delivery | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Gain insight into learner engagement and progress in Moodle with reports, discussion forums, marking workflow and gradebook.

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Harassment and Bullying Prevention

Workshops in February, April, July, October

A workshop for all staff, exploring bullying and harassment, policy and laws, and combating unwanted behaviour in the workplace.

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Hazard Identification

Workshops in January, April, July, October

Find out how to identify and manage hazards in the workplace including Vault reporting and follow up on controls.

Learning and Teaching Development RLAAA

Educational Technology

Resources, Learning and Assessment Activities | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn how to add and use learning activities, resources, assessment types and Turnitin (plagiarism and grading tool).

Learning and Teaching Development CAB

Educational Technology

Course Administration Basics | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Find out how to add images (with attribution), add activities and resources, and use editing tools, blocks and groups.

Learning and Teaching Development COER

Educational Technology

Copyright and Open Educational Resources | Moodle Training Suite

Online self-paced

Learn about copyright, creative commons, attribution and OERs when creating Moodle courses.

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GDTE

Designing Effective Assessment for Tertiary Learning

Workshop

Gain skills in designing and implementing robust and authentic assessment.

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GDTE

Facilitating Tertiary Learning Environments

Workshop

Explore learning and teaching strategies to sustainably facilitate inclusive learning environments.

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Personal Wellbeing

Browse a selection of Personal Wellbeing self-directed courses and tutorials from LinkedIn Learning.

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Personal Leadership

A selection of Personal Leadership self-directed courses and tutorials from LinkedIn Learning.

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Māori Strategic Framework

Online self-paced

An introduction to the Māori Strategic Framework (MSF) and how staff are implementing the priorities of the framework.

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Researcher Capability Development

Research Ethics Training

Online self-paced

Gain an introductory understanding to different aspects of research ethics through this series of online modules.

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Working Under the Rainbow - LGBTTIF Awareness Training

Online self-paced

Increase your awareness and support for an inclusive and safe workplace for Rainbow staff.

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Educational Technology

After Delivery | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn about how to back up a course, remove students and reset the course, ready for the next occurrence.

Digital Skills and OP Tools 3

Introduction to Computer Security

Online self-paced

Increase your computer and internet security with strong passwords and awareness of online threats.

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Educational Technology

Moodle Templates | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Easily edit and modify the Programme and Blended Course Templates, to meet learning and teaching requirements.

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GDTE

Learning at Work

Workshop

Explore work-based learning experiences of your colleagues / industry partners and how it can be integrated in your programmes.

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Educational Technology

ePortfolio Training | Educational Technology Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn what ePortfolios are and how you can use them for your learners and yourself.