Laptop screen with the ARCCIS Storyboard page open
Dr Sandra Salin

Blending grammar delivery in the School of Modern Languages using short videos and online exercises

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

Speech Cloud for independent learning of MA Translation and Interpreting students

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.

The Language Resource Centre’s Online Tandem Board

In the past we had a physical tandem board in the Language Resource Centre, where students could come in and pin up a notice to say what languages they spoke and what languages they wanted to practice. With lockdown in March 2020 and no access to the physical centre, within a week we set up the online version of the tandem board to facilitate people being able to do language exchanges entirely remotely wherever they were.

Reduced Inequalities
Dan Graham

Creating a Canvas Community

The Philosophy team needed a space for students where they could share important information, events and opportunities in a way that wouldn’t be overwhelming. They knew they wanted to avoid sending lots of emails, so a Canvas Community provided a great option.