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We are moving from Blackboard to Canvas in January 2022. Transition to Canvas Sharepoint site is now available for staff.

Welcome to

Learning Design and

Teaching Innovation

About LDTI

What we do

Our focus is making your course an engaging and enriching experience for our students at UON.

We work with you to identify your needs and find the most appropriate ways to help students achieve the learning outcomes of your course, and deliver your course content.

Our team can assist across all areas of course design. We provide advice on pedagogical approaches and uses of technology for student learning. We also help with the build and delivery of your course, along with the production of high-quality resources to enhance your course content.

See below to find out more about the process of working with Learning Design and Teaching Innovation.

Learning Design

Our Learning Designers can work with you to transition your teaching practices to the 21st century learning environment, enhancing the learning and teaching experience for you and your students.

We support educators to transform learning and teaching, working with you on strategies to increase engagement in your courses, including the design of pre-class, in-class, and post-class activities for active learning, and ensuring that your assessments are constructively aligned to the outcomes for your course.


Writing Learning Outcomes

Learning Technology

Our Learning Technology team manage the
day-to-day support of the suite of academic technologies that make up UON’s virtual learning environment.

We work with colleagues across the University to embed educational technologies in teaching practice. We work with staff on the most appropriate use of technology to ensure the best and most pedagogically sound outcomes for our students.

Designing Content for Blackboard

Learning Media

Our Learning Media team are available to assist with the production of a range of media content in support of your course learning outcomes.

Custom media production includes field recordings, interviews, demonstrations, simulations, lightboard recordings, drone footage, 360 degree video, 3D and 2D animation, infographics, graphic design and development of web tools.

The Media team also support use of DIY recording facilities and editing of existing recordings.

For more information see the Learning Media studios below or visit our Video Production page.

Learning Media Studios

Learning Design and Teaching Innovation has facilities available to support DIY, direct to camera video production. Staff can also book a multi-camera production studio for the creation of videos for courses.

Please click below for more information or to make a booking.

Multi-camera production studio for the creation of videos for courses.
Versatile production space for recording of course content.
Cut and mix two media sources.

Present direct to camera using a light up whiteboard that makes your writing glow.
Produce high quality audio recordings.
Use your smartphone to make video for your course.

Equipment for Loan

Learning Media have video equipment available for short loan for the recording of course content.

Please contact us if you would like to borrow:

  • Handycam and tripods
  • Microphones
  • Go Pros

We can also assist with editing of the recordings if required.