Dr Jonathan Pugh School of Geography, Politics and Sociology Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do and why? Dr Jonathan Pugh has used the audio comments option in Turnitin to provide feedback on essays to his students on the second-year Globalisation and Development module. As a person with a disability, who cannot Read more about Using audio feedback in Turnitin[…]
Paul Mackay has been creating and incorporating H5P content as a regular part of teaching mathematics at INTO. The H5P content editor supports the use of LateX – speeding up the creation of content, and this is a feature that Paul uses in most of his resources.
Students from our University took part in a successful online event with students at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IITD) to share ideas around environmental sustainability.
Sociology, like all other teaching units at Newcastle during the pandemic, faced massive challenges adapting teaching practice and approaches to the rapid switch to online teaching. In the summer of 2020 a working group, which became the Teaching Online Group (TOG), was created to develop an approach to helping colleagues prepare for the new academic year. The group and its activities became a continued point of much needed collaborative advice and sharing across the year.
Nearpod is used in a series of lessons across INTO courses and allows a range of interactive activities to be incorporated into lessons. Find out more from Dr Paul Mackay and Dr Rachelle Maddison.
With Dr Cees van der Land, Dr Sanem Acikalin & Dr Mark Ireland Newcastle University School of Natural and Earth Sciences Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? For our Earth Science students we developed a range of VFTs during which they learn to analyse and map the rock strata. We used Read more about Bringing the rocks into your house, virtual fieldtrips (VFT)[…]
Rapid changes to the practical delivery of Chemistry courses as a consequence of the unexpected Covid-19 restrictions whilst trying to maximise students’ experience by using a great variety of learning tools.
Dr Louise Callard from Geography used ArcGIS StoryMaps to produce virtual fieldtrips: narrative, interactive map, photos (including 360o), videos, activities and questions.
A new approach to grammar teaching in SML replaced lectures with short explainer videos followed by exercises. Positive student feedback and high engagement with the model has resulted in the method continuing for academic year 21/22.
This collaborative project supported instructor’s adoption of the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework to help structure and communicate their assessments.