Nearpod is used in a series of lessons across INTO courses and allows a range of interactive activities to be incorporated into lessons. Find out more from Dr Paul Mackay and Dr Rachelle Maddison.
Professor Caroline Walker-Gleaves used formative feedback extensively with final year students to improve professional skills.
With Dr Cees van der Land, Dr Sanem Acikalin & Dr Mark Ireland Newcastle University School of Natural and Earth Sciences Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? For our Earth Science students we developed a range of VFTs during which they learn to analyse and map the rock strata. We used Read more about Bringing the rocks into your house, virtual fieldtrips (VFT)[…]
Rapid changes to the practical delivery of Chemistry courses as a consequence of the unexpected Covid-19 restrictions whilst trying to maximise students’ experience by using a great variety of learning tools.
Dr Louise Callard from Geography used ArcGIS StoryMaps to produce virtual fieldtrips: narrative, interactive map, photos (including 360o), videos, activities and questions.
A new approach to grammar teaching in SML replaced lectures with short explainer videos followed by exercises. Positive student feedback and high engagement with the model has resulted in the method continuing for academic year 21/22.
Dr Fred Wu developed Speech Cloud, a series a short video clips that allowed students to personalise their learning. He also made the most of Teams, Zoom and Canvas to successfully integrate learning materials.
This collaborative project supported instructor’s adoption of the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework to help structure and communicate their assessments.
Find out if Dr Rachelle Maddison and Dr Raghda Zahran could use Canvas New Analytics to check whether a small cohort of international students could access resources in their own countries.
A successful example of collaborative working, this design sprint approach resulted in some excellent ideas and inspired some new approaches to engaging students.