Department of Technology Enhanced Learning


We provide a variety of professional development workshops for University of Surrey staff.

Building your SurreyLearn Course

This workshop is for staff new to building courses on SurreyLearn, the university's VLE (Virtual Learning Environment). It will guide you through the process of building a structure, adding resources and creating online learning materials for your SurreyLearn course. 

Engaging Students with Electronic Voting Systems

This workshop explores ways in which the Polleverywhere Electronic Voting System (EVS) can be used to increase interaction and improve student engagement in your classroom.

Designing Panopto based learning activities

This workshop will guide you through the design and creation of Panopto (online audio-visual) based learning activities for your students.

Creating discussion board activities in SurreyLearn

This workshop aims to help you create and deploy discussion board activities in SurreyLearn to extend learning beyond the classroom.

Creating online tests in SurreyLearn

This two-hour workshop is for staff who would like to learn how to create and deploy online tests for formative and summative assessment using SurreyLearn.

If you prefer to learn at a time, place and location of your own choosing please check out our self-paced online course of the same name.


Workshops “on-demand”

In addition to those listed above we offer “on-demand” workshops tailored to meet the needs of groups of staff from individual faculties

We also offer the following workshops on an 'on demand' basis only: 

Online marking with Turnitin

This ‘on-demand’ workshop provides staff with hands-on experience of using Turnitin’s Grademark tool to mark assignments submitted online to SurreyLearn. The workshop will guide you through submitting an assignment and receiving feedback online as a student and providing feedback online as a member of staff.

Audio for education

This ‘on-demand’ workshop explores how audio can be used as an effective medium for teaching and learning. You’ll learn the basics of working with audio and how to produce audio based learning materials for the benefit of your students.