Using Microsoft Teams for undergraduate groupwork and the development of digital skills

Gill Holden embedded Microsoft Teams into a group work module resulting in successful collaborations and excellent student feedback. This case study includes helpful tips for those looking to do the same.

Newcastle Calls collaborative teaching project

Here’s how this Newcastle Calls project encouraged students to co-create their learning materials, make the most out of online learning tools and challenge the traditional language listening exercise along the way.

Creative Translation in Classics

An approach to diversifying linguistic skills in ancient languages through non-traditional assignments. Recognised by an external examiner as an innovative assessment for the languages. Read on to find out more.

Transition Officer for Mathematics and Statistics programmes

The new Transition Officer has a real positive impact on students in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics. This is achieved through a proactive approach to providing both pastoral and academic support. Dr Kate Henderson shares how this works in practice.

Aspirations, skills and knowledge (ASK)

Faculty Futures engages with local schools to become a familiar, friendly face to students who might not consider university as an option available to them. Dr Darren Kelsey gives more information about the design and delivery of this interdisciplinary programme.

Blogs for big questions

“Will robots replace teachers in the future? Discuss”  Dr James Stanfield uses blogs to encourage MA students to answer this and other big questions. This case study outlines how he does this and what the outcomes are.

Hadrian’s Wall: Developing a MOOC

A 6 week MOOC that has been accessed in over 125 nations. Professor Ian Haynes highlights how collaborative working has helped ensure success as well as giving an overview of some of the teaching and learning lessons that can be applied more widely.

Grademark for assessing presentation skills

Phoebe Yu, Lecturer School of Modern Languages Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Used Grademark to give timely feedback on a translation exercise Who is involved? Phoebe Yu, Lecturer in Translation, students on the MA in Translation and Interpreting How do you do it? Every year staff on the MA Translation and Interpreting Read more about Grademark for assessing presentation skills[…]