Greetings from the Viikki Educational Technology Services team and the Senior Lecturers in University Pedagogy! We hope that the new academic term has started well for everyone.
The Viklo Teacher Café continues!
The Viklo Teacher Café will be held on Monday, 5th March, 2018 at the new Viikki Learning Center (Biocenter 1, 1401)
The theme of the first Viklo Café of the year will be “The learning processes of the key concepts of your scientific field.” Please join us for this event to discuss and brainstorm new ways to to teach and learn scientific concepts in your field. This informal workshop will be lead by our new Senior Lecturer in University Pedagogy, Ilona Södervik, who is a specialist in the pedagogy of concept learning in higher education. After an introduction to the topic, we will work in small groups. In addition, the Viikki educational technology specialists will demonstrate and lead a discussion on Viklo Café pedagogical possibilities, including the Clevertouch smartboard and streaming between campuses.
Sign up here (for refreshments): https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/53463/lomake.html
Audiovisual support at Viikki Campus
At the start of this year, a new audiovisual support team started working at the Viikki Campus: Ada Ullström and Eeva Hagel. Contact the support team if you need help with for example the following: Adobe Connect and UniTube support on-site in classrooms as well as remote assistance in the Viikki campus area and other educational technologies such as Smartboards, Presemo and Flinga. You can contact the AV-team through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and through the service line: +358 40 631 0030. Please make sure that you book your support time well in advance before the actual recording time or lecture streaming event.
A new Examinarium room in Viikki
In the beginning of February a room with six computers for electronic exams in the Examinarium system will open on the 4th floor of Infocenter Korona. Read more about Examinarium here: https://blogs.helsinki.fi/examinarium-en/
Moodle updated to version 3.3
In January 2018, Moodle was updated to version 3.3 tammikuussa. For information about what changed, please refer to Moodle news blog: https://blogs.helsinki.fi/moodle-news/en/