Dr Jonathan Pugh - Zoom screenshot

Using audio feedback in Turnitin

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[…]

Dr Paul Mackay

Supporting Maths teaching with H5P

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.

The Yamuna and Tyne rivers
Screenshot of the Zoom meeting of the Sociology Teaching Online Group: Pauline McCormack, Mwenza Blell, Daniel Goodman, Janice McLaughlin

Online Collaborative Teaching Support During the Pandemic

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.

Rachelle Maddison and Paul Mackay
Photos of members involved

Bringing the rocks into your house, virtual fieldtrips (VFT)

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)[…]

Dr Cristina Navarro Reguero

Implementing a novel approach to the delivery of Chemistry labs in response to the COVID pandemic

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.

Laptop screen with the ARCCIS Storyboard page open
Dr Sandra Salin

Blending grammar delivery in the School of Modern Languages using short videos and online exercises

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.