Quizzes can be used in a wide range of circumstances, providing an opportunity for students to check their knowledge and understanding. Rosalind Beaumont shares how she successfully incorporated quizzes into the PG Cert for Research Training.
Conceição Pereira and Loiana Leal created a Canvas community with optional activities for students who should have been abroad as part of their degree in Portuguese.
Heroes of Portuguese was chosen as a title because Heroes is a confident word, heroes overachieve, go further, and unite.
Careful recruitment of student reps, providing a framework and consistency across the Business School for student voice. Enabling students to have structure to what they are trying to achieve and how the Business School would expect them to operate.
Weekly online activities were produced for students to support their learning and skill development. Being aware of what the students might have been experiencing, as well as trying to support their learning through accessible and manageable content was key.
Using the screen sharing function created an online cinema or community watch-along for teaching material that will support student engagement with asynchronous material. This activity helped students to organise themselves better, and also to discuss with each other in real time and build connections with other students.
The School of Geography, Politics & Social Sciences have recently redesigned their Comparing Cultures module to respond to Covid and the move to online teaching. Find out how mini lectures, virtual exchanges, fire-side chats, and simple weekly emails have helped to keep students engaged…
Colleagues in SNES are using ThingLink to create 360 degree virtual environments to replace traditional fieldwork activities. Feedback so far has been excellent with high levels of synchronous and non-synchronous student engagement. Read on to find out more…
Dr Meiko O’Halloran, Senior Lecturer in English, puts her success in the Outstanding Contribution to Feedback category at the 19/20 NUSU Education Awards down to focussing on the positive, enhancing autonomy and using peer feedback in small group settings. Hear more from Dr O’Halloran in our latest case study.
Find out more about a Hackathon event, modelled on the principles of Design Sprint, to support students to meet an assessment deadline in the face of the COVID-call to clinical duties.