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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.

Okke Baumbach

Using short online learning programmes to help students transition between stages

Okke Baumbach introduced a short online course to help students transition from their year abroad into their final year. Incorporating a range of non synchronous activities helped ensure students could get the most from the course across different time zones.

Blended learning using Blackboard in the School of Modern Languages

Dr Franck Michel, Senior Lecturer School of Modern Languages Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Treating Blackboard as an expansion of a module can encourage students’ to engage with the module content, with each other, and with the tutor. Who is involved? Franck Michel’s use of Blackboard was commended in School of Modern Read more about Blended learning using Blackboard in the School of Modern Languages[…]

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[…]

SML Year Abroad newsletter

Dr Franck Michel, Senior Lecturer School of Modern Languages Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? The School of Modern Languages (SML) emails a newsletter to students who are on their year abroad. Who is involved? Franck Michel and Liz Anderson write and send the newsletter. How do you do it? The monthly newsletter Read more about SML Year Abroad newsletter[…]