Latest Digest from North TEL Support – 7 February 2020

1. News and Information

North TEL Stakeholder Event – registrations open

Registrations are now open for the North TEL Stakeholder Event in Manchester on 17 March.
Details of the day will follow but the event is a great way to meet and network with colleagues from across the North as well as be inspired by some of the wonderful TEL work the NHS are doing.
To register please visit,

2. Events


3-D Clearance Rack: Add Affordable 3-D Content to eLearning Sims, AR, and VR – 12 February 2020, 18:00 GMT

This session will discuss tools, software, and online sites that allow you to create, edit, customize, and display 3-D models—all available to use right now.
For more information or to register please visit,

Dazzle Your Learners Using These After Effects Templates – 10 February 2020, 18:00 GMT

Did you know that eLearning Brothers offers easy-to-edit templates for Adobe After Effects? Using these templates, you can add stunning visual effects to your training content
For more information or to register please visit,

Add Some Style to Your PowerPoint Presentations – 27 February 2020, 18:00 GMT

Microsoft PowerPoint is the trusty right hand of many instructional designers. Whether you’re using it to storyboard or to build out entire courses and presentations, it’s always there for you. Join Senior Graphic Designer Stacey Wilhemsen in this webinar to learn how you can add some style to your PowerPoint presentations using our PowerPoint Template Styles and other graphics from the library.
For more information or to register please visit,

MOOC/ Online courses

AI for Healthcare: Equipping the workforce for digital transformation

A free online course from The University of Manchester and HEE aims to explore the benefits and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare through real-world case studies in areas such as radiology and pathology.
Access the course here:


Recent developments in AI and digital health event – Royal Society of Medicine, London – 24 February 2020

Find out about the latest developments in AI; the ability of a computer program or a machine to think and learn. Through multidisciplinary lectures and lively panel discussions, this Royal Society of Medicine event will explore the latest developments in the application of AI technologies to healthcare.
For more information or to register visit,


May the workforce be with you: Retention and Robotics in Healthcare – University of Salford – 26 Mar 2020, 18.00 – 19.00 GMT

Join Professor Margaret Rowe, Dean of the School of Health and Society as she talks about the two major issues which will impact on the healthcare workforce for the future; retention of the workforce from student to practitioner and the utilisation and engagement with new technologies. For more information or to register visit,

3. Learning Technology Articles and Information

TEL News – January 2020

TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all the national work on Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in health and care.

Education horizon-scanning bulletin January 2020 

A digest of recent studies and articles related to healthcare, nursing and medical education, produced by John Gale at Mid-Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Articles and Blogs

5 Ways Medical Virtual Reality Is Already Changing Healthcare

360-degree Video: Composition, Location, Camera Placement

Books: Does Anyone Still Learn From Them?

Designs that Work: Sticky Videos and Podcasts

The Future Of Learning: Revolutionizing Personalized Learning Through AI

How to Ensure Employees Get a Human Connection During Online Training

Images Processed 60K Faster? No! And More…

Interactive Video: 68 of the Best Examples

It Came From Outside – 5 Great Examples of Technologies from Outside of Healthcare

Lesson Learned: Virtual Classroom Producers Can Maximize Training Value

Nudge-Learning In The Workplace: Things You Need To Know

Research from University of Cambridge highlights the benefits of VR training

Using Retrieval Practice to Boost Learning Retention

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