ASTI courses and workshops

Academic Support, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) runs a broad range of sessions to support University of Plymouth initiatives and enhance teaching with technology. These sessions can provide you with digital skills and confidence. See our course & workshop listing below or our tagged events.

We are currently reviewing our Digital skills programme. More information will be published after the summer.

We are currently reviewing our Digital skills programme. More information will be published after the summer.

Team Site Administrators - Sign-up Sessions

During July and August, we are offering 30-minute sign-up slots to support site administrators.

  • Thursday 25th July (10:00-12:00) 4 slots
  • Tuesday 30th July (10:00-12:00) 4 slots
  • Wednesday 7th August (14:00-16:00) 4 slots
  • Friday 16th August (10:00-12:00) 8 slots
  • Wednesday 21st August (14:00-16:00) 4 slots
  • Wednesday 28th August (10:00-12:00) 8 slots

If you would like to book a slot, then please email, your name, department and the type of support you would like during the session and your preferred date and time to: 

Office 365: Setting up a UoP site 

Working with permissions in Office 365 Sites

University website CMS

Creating and publishing content


Talking about Turnitin
Tue 18/06/2019 10:00 - 11:00
Mon 22/07/2019 14:00 - 15:00

Feedback and marking in Turnitin GradeMark
Tue 18/06/2019 11:00 - 12:00
Mon 22/07/2019 15:00 - 16:00

Xerte online toolkits

This workshop is run 'on demand'. Please register your interest by email to

Content capture

The what, the why and the which of flipped classroom teaching
Thur 13/06/2019 15:00 - 16:00
Fri 19/07/2019 15:00 - 16:00

The Panopto experience
Thur 13/06/2019 13:00 - 15:00
Fri 19/07/2019 13:00 - 15:00


A quick start to Moodle
Mon 10/06/2019 10:00 - 11:00

Distance Learning: Getting started with Moodle eSubmission
ASTI offer an online course for academic staff who may not be able to attend our face to face sessions below.

Moodle eSubmission [part 1]: Set-up and marker allocation
Wed 12/06/2019 11:00 - 12:00
Fri 12/07/2019 10:00 - 11:00

Moodle eSubmission [part 2]: Student view, marking and giving feedback
Wed 19/06/2019 11:00 - 12:00
Fri 19/07/2019 10:00 - 11:00

Introduction to Moodle quizzes
Tue 23/07/2019 13:00 - 15:00

More with Moodle
Thur 06/06/2019 10:00 - 12:00

Embedding PebblePad in the curriculum
No dates are currently scheduled, Please register your interest following the link above.


Introduction to Podcasting with Panopto
Tue 16/07/2019 14:00 - 16:00

Video and media for teaching

Using video in teaching
Tue 02/07/2019 11:00 - 13:00

Finding open media online
Fri 07/06/2019 13:00 - 15:00

Distance learning

Introduction to Webinar
This workshop is run 'on demand'. Please register your interest by email to

You can find out more information about the workshop by following the link above.

LinkedIn Learning - Online training videos

LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. The LinkedIn Learning video library features engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognised industry experts.

LinkedIn Learning is available to all University of Plymouth staff and students, please see our dedicated LinkedIn Learning pages here for more information.

Webinars - Training at your desktop

How about attending an online training session at your desk or on your mobile device? To save you time, we deliver short topics online – no more than 60 minutes per session. These sessions are designed to give you ideas on how to use online tools with some instructions on how to use them. For example, using Moodle tools to create a tutorial schedule for your students or set conditions to release content automatically.

If you are interested in receiving training via webinar please contact with details of the topic(s) required. Registration for the webinar is required and with each session we'll send a registration link which can also add an appointment to your calendar.

An audio headset is essential and a webcam is optional.