Adult Lecturers Jack Simpson and Tony Wales from the Hamilton Campus were invited to speak at the 1st UK LabTutor/kuraCloud Users group in Leeds on 28/29th March as the Keynote speakers for the second day.
They presented on Utilising LabTutor (Lt) and simulation to improve student outcomes within the School of Health Nursing and Midwiferygave an overview
Their talk gave an overview of the history of our use of LabTutor/kuraCloud over the last three years, where the programmes that utilse this resources are at present and their vision for how it may be utilised in the future, not just within undergraduate programmes but how post registration and post graduate students may use this resource. There is also scope for implementing it within the programmes of other schools within ou University.
The User Group consists of staff from a number of other Higher Education Institutes within in UK covering courses such as pharmacy, physiology, sports sciences and medicine.
There was a large contingent from the SALt (Scottish Alliance in Lt) present which Jack and Tony are founder members. They have both have worked closely with other Educational Institutes in Scotland, as well as ADInstruments the developers who are based in New Zealand, In August 2016 Jack and Tony were in New Zealand undertaking a programme of work with the developers.
At the end of the conference,
delegates were asked to vote on their favourite speakers and Jack and Tony won 1st prize. Well done to them both.