Student working on laptop

Using Quizzes to Boost Student Confidence with Abstract Concepts

Quizzes can be used in a wide range of circumstances, providing an opportunity for students to check their knowledge and understanding. Rosalind Beaumont shares how she successfully incorporated quizzes into the PG Cert for Research Training.

Campus image of the student forum area

Structuring online learning

Professor David Rose shares how he made the most of the opportunities that online learning can bring when developing his modules for 2020/21. A clear structure and variety of learning materials has led to positive feedback from students.

Jonathan Ward

Weekly quizzes to engage students with learning

With high engagement rates and positive student feedback, weekly Canvas quizzes are proving to be an effective tool to help students check their understanding. Find out how these quizzes were introduced in the School of Arts and Cultures.

Dr Ahmed Kharrufa smiling

Flipping time and space: Switching a mixed theoretical-practical course to online using the flipped classroom approach.

Moving teaching online called for a radical rethink and Dr Ahmed Kharrufa shares his approach to getting the most out of synchronous and non-synchronous delivery. Some nice examples of using Teams, Quizzes and ways of gathering informal and formal feedback from students.

Two laptops and a notepad

Test-enhanced learning with Canvas Quizzes

Canvas quizzes can encourage students to keep up with the pace of the course and engage with the learning material. Hear from Dr Nick Riches who shares how he successfully embedded quizzes in his module.

Carrie and Zoe

Peer Assisted Learning, Learner and Leader Perspectives

Carrie, a peer assisted learning leader, chats with Zoe, a student learning Mandarin, to share the challenges and successes of moving to online learning from both perspectives.

Dr Meiko O'Halloran

Outstanding Contribution to Feedback

Dr Meiko O’Halloran, Senior Lecturer in English, puts her success in the Outstanding Contribution to Feedback category at the 19/20 NUSU Education Awards down to focussing on the positive, enhancing autonomy and using peer feedback in small group settings. Hear more from Dr O’Halloran in our latest case study.

Italian Street

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.