All Aboard 2017

All Aboard 2017 is an initiative being co-run by The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Ireland’s higher education institutions. Running from April 3 2017, All Aboard 2017 is a week-long series of national and regional public events designed to build confidence in Ireland’s digital skills for learning.

All Aboard 2017 - Digital Skills Week is nearly here and we have an exciting line-up of events planned for the week of April 3rd - 7th.  One date for your diary is Wednesday 5th at 7:00 pm when there is an exclusive screening of Screenagers a documentary that examines the impact of screen time on teenagers.  Details and booking is available on the All Aboard 2017 website

Time Event Venue Availability
Monday A2:D103.30pm All Aboard 2017 - WIT official launch Main Campus More Information
Monday 7.00pm Maths for Mums and Dads aims to help parents fill in gaps in their own knowledge of mathematics. Duration 1 hour. IT102 Book Now
Tuesday 9.30am Using TEDEd in your teaching. Duration 3 hours. IT Staff Training Room More Information
Tuesday 10.15am Integrating Digital Technology into Learning Healthcare Skills. Duration 1 hour. TBC More Information
Tuesday 11.15am Digital Skills for Health Professionals. Duration 1 hour. C04 More Information
Tuesday 12.00pm Biomechanics Testing Session. Duration 1.5 hours. WIT Arena More Information
Tuesday 2.00pm Digital Marketing Planning. The purpose of this workshop is to equip the participants with the capability of crafting and implementing a digital marketing strategy for their organisation. Duration 2.5 hours D01 Book Now
Tuesday 2.00pm Digital Badging Webinar with Dr. Doug Belshaw. Duration 2 hours. IT Boardroom More Information
Wednesday 10.00am Exploring digital literacies across Further and Higher Education. The aim of the workshop is to share knowledge and understanding of digital literacies required by adult learners in FET and in HE. Duration 3 hours. TBC More Information
Wednesday 7.00pm Screenagers: Growing up in the digital age. This is the first screening of this documentary in Ireland and booking is essential as places are limited. Duration 2 hours. Auditorium Book Now
Thursday 10.00am Learning Design Workshop with Professor Gráinne Conole. An intensive design workshop to prepare courses for online and mobile environments. Duration 6 hours. Health Science Boardroom Book Now
Thursday 2.00pm Microsoft Showcase: Looking at AI, Machine Learning, using tools like OneNote and Office 365. This is aimed at all education levels, including secondary schools, further education and higher education. Duration: 1.5 hours. Auditorium Book Now
Friday 9.00am Learning in an in-between space. Duration 4 hours. IT Staff Training Room More Information
Friday 1.00pm In Defence of the Lecture. A lunchtime lecture by philosopher Dr Seán Moran on the benefits of, and challenges that, technology poses to the traditional college lecture. Duration 1 hour. A02 More Information