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Sharon Flynn
18th Durham Blackboard Users Conference
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of digital competency development
Durham, UK
Keynote Address
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Based within a centre for teaching and learning, the focus of the CELT learning technologies team is on supporting pedagogy and student learning through the effective use of technology, and the team carry out this support through a range of activities aimed primarily at academic staff within the university. In 2006-07, Sharon and her team were instrumental in the Pilot to Mainstream project which established Blackboard Learn as the institutional VLE at NUI Galway. More recently, the team have supported the rollout of the Grades Journey tool within Blackboard in a University-wide Online Results Entry project. Staff development is core to the mission of CELT at NUI Galway, and Sharon recently worked with the Irish National Forum for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education as part of a Professional Development Expert Group, looking at the rollout of Irelandís new Professional Development Framework for all staff who teaching in Higher Education.
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