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February 26, 2024, by Laura Nicholson

Learning Technology – What’s on the Horizon for March?

The Learning Technology team has a busy schedule throughout March as we strive to provide support to as many staff and students as we can. Please take a look at the events below, and hopefully you’ll find something that piques your interest!

New Accessibility Courses

The Learning Technology team are offering four central short courses offering support with creating accessible materials for teaching and learning.

Each session is an hour long and covers a different element of creating accessible teaching and learning materials.​

The courses start this week on Thursday, February 29th, and run until the end of May. You can sign up using the links below:

More guidance and resources can be found on the Nottingham Accessible Practices SharePoint site.

Student Drop-ins

Throughout the year, Learning Technology runs various student drop-in sessions across the different campuses. Whether students have questions about Moodle or any other technology, seek generalalt=”” guidance on study tools, or simply wish to share their thoughts, just signpost them to visit any of our drop-in sessions. Dates for our March drop-ins have been finalised; please share the dates below to ensure we can support as many students as possible.

University Park

  • Monday 11th March 9.30-10.30 – Clive Granger Foyer
  • Tuesday 12th March 9.30-10.30 – Humanities Atrium
  • Tuesday 12th March 11.00-13.00 – Portland, C Floor
  • Tuesday 12th March 14.00-15.00 – Coates Reception
  • Monday 18th March 9.30-10.30 – LASS Atrium
  • Monday 18th March 14.00-15.00 – George Green Library
  • Tuesday 19th March 9.30-10.30 – Monica Partridge Atrium
  • Tuesday 19th March 11.00-13.00 – Portland, C floor
  • Tuesday 19th March 14.00-15.00 – Physics Reception

Queens Medical Centre

  • Monday 11th March 11.00-13.00 – Medical School Foyer, B Floor
  • Monday 11th March 14.00-15.00 – Medical school
  • Monday 18th March 11.00-13.00 – Medical School Foyer, B floor

Sutton Bonington

  • Wednesday 13th March 9.30-10.30 – Vet School Atrium
  • Wednesday 13th March 11.00-13.00 – The Burrow
  • Wednesday 20th March 9.30-10.30 – James Cameron-Gifford Library
  • Wednesday 20th March 11.00-13.00 – The Burrow


  • Thursday 14th March 11.00-13.00 – The Foyer, Exchange Building
  • Thursday 14th March 14.00-15.00 – Business School South Foyer
  • Thursday 21st March 9.30-10.30 TBC – Djanogly Resource Centre (near counter)
  • Thursday 21st March 11.00-13.00 – The Foyer, Exchange Building

Staff Drop-ins

We also have ​dedicated staff drop-ins which run throughout the year. No appointments are needed.Blocks spelling out the words helpful tips Please just drop by, and we’ll be happy to help and advise.

Daily Staff Support

Virtual drop-in sessions are also run through Teams on a daily basis. Ad hoc support is available Monday to Friday between 9.00 am and 4.30 pm.

To access support, go to our Drop In Teams site. Further guidance can be found on our Workspace page: Drop-ins and Virtual Drop-ins.

Upcoming Staff Training in March

If you are interested in attending any of the training provided by the Learning Technology team, please book on directly from the UoN Central short courses page. For our March sessions, we have a range of opportunities available for you.

  • Thursday 7th March – 10.00-11.30 – Key Moodle basics
  • Monday 11th March – 14.00-15.00 – Using ePortfolios in Mahara
  • Friday 15th March – 13.30-15.00 – Key Moodle Basics
  • Tuesday 19th March – 14.30 – 15.15 – Using Mahara for Assessment
  • Monday 25th March – 10.30-12.00 – Key Moodle Basics
  • Wednesday 27th March – 10.00-11.00 – Creating learning materials using XERTE
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