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.
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.
Fiona Holdsworth from the FMS Graduate School explains how discussion boards are used to shape learning around a difficult subject.
Dr Sue Thorpe records feedback using Blackboard for MSc Psychology Students. Students have responded well to this with lots of positive comments. Read more in the case study.
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Rajesh Tiwari from the School of Engineering shares how he uses videos to deliver a flipped classroom.
Students in Newcastle University Law School developed their debating skills using Facebook. Dr Bronwen Jones explains how this worked.