Speech Marking

Used a third-party programme called Sonocent Audio Note-taker, initially as a marking application for students, but soon started to use the programme with students so they could submit their work.

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The Politics of Happiness

David Walker in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology has placed student wellbeing at the centre of his module Politics of Happiness. Find out how weekly assignments posted to Canvas on mindfulness, meditation, exercise, and unplugging your devices, have helped improve student engagement…

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Using OneNote Class Notebooks as a Digital Logbook

Professional engineers use physical logbooks to document and record their work, from thoughts, design ideas, calculations and sketches, through to literature readings and lab results. For ENG1002, Sustainable Design Creativity and Professionalism, we created an electronic version of this logbook using a Microsoft OneNote Class Notebook.

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Virtual Fieldwork Teaching

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…

The House of Commons workshop approach

Dr Andrew Law, Senior Lecturer School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Developed a House of Commons series of workshops for the Stage 3 Planning Theory and Politics course. It is a very political course that allows students to debate philosophical and political issues, from the environment, to Read more about The House of Commons workshop approach[…]

FLUX for maths, computing and languages

Dr Phil Ansell, Senior Lecturer, DELT and Dean of Sport School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? FLUX event for Mathematics & Statistics, Modern Languages and Computing Science students Who is involved? Dr Phil Ansell (Maths & Stats), Jean-Christophe Penet (SML), Steve Riddle (Computing), Dawn Weatherston (Careers Service) Read more about FLUX for maths, computing and languages[…]

Video submission and assessment for group projects

Dr Phil Ansell, Senior Lecturer School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Students were asked to submit, as part of a group assessment, a video instead of a written report Who is involved? Phil Ansell (Maths & Stats) Stage 2 Undergraduate students How do you do it? Students Read more about Video submission and assessment for group projects[…]

Teaching psychological research methods through a pragmatic and programmatic approach

Dr Patrick Rosenkranz, Senior Lecturer School of Psychology Medical Sciences What did you do? We took an action research approach to re-design, implement and evaluate a module guiding students through a programmatic and pragmatic research cycle. These revisions allowed for a move away from tutor-led, direct instruction and built in more opportunities for collaborative and Read more about Teaching psychological research methods through a pragmatic and programmatic approach[…]