Ancient Coin

Learning through Ancient and Modern Technology

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.

Students from the 2018 cohort

Blogs for big questions

“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.

Transforming a module from face-to-face delivery to blended format

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.

Hadrian's Wall sunset

Hadrian’s Wall: Developing a MOOC

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.

Academic skills development for online Masters courses

Alison Clapp from the Faculty of Medical Sciences developed an academic skills development module for online masters students. You can take a look at the module and find out more about how and why she developed this.

Students working together in groups

Psychological Applied Learning Scenarios

Dr Elizabeth Evans describes how she uses real world scenarios to engage students and to help them to put theory and research into practice. She uses interactive seminars, OMBEA, peer support and formative assessment to support this process.