Virtual exchanges can support internationalisation of curricula as well as developing a range of skills that students might need to live and work internationally. This collaborative case study covers the who, how and why of incorporating virtual exchanges into the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.
Creativity and Innovation challenges are interactive, intensive, competitive student events that the Enterprise Team run with a variety of disciplines. Students are put into teams and presented with the opportunity to work collaboratively on a real life ‘problem’ that they need to solve through developing a product, service or intervention. Read on to find out what happened in Combined Honours…
Students studying HIS3212 : Reconstruction and the New South, 1865-1914 are asked to find their own primary resources resulting in a variety of resources and a number of new insights.
Dr James Gerrard used formative tests with postgraduate students which helps to encourage engagement with resources and contributes to better summative assessment grades.
The ‘You are what you make’ Archaeology module uses a mix of online videos and physically engaging practical activities to create an effective and engaging learning environment.
“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.
Find out how the HSS8002 information and library skills module (part of the HASS PG researcher development programme) was transformed from face-to-face delivery into blended (i.e. online and face-to-face) format.
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.
Dr Philip Garrett has introduced a series of podcasts for all students on the ‘A Survey History of Japan’ module. You can listen to a section of one of the podcasts for some inspiration.
Dr Helene Tyrrell, Northern Law Awards Law Teacher of the Year, focused on engaging students with working cases during lectures. This has resulted in lots of positive feedback and student marks have also increased.