Praised for highly innovative teaching techniques by a ‘who’s who’ of higher education experts The University of Manchester Physical Chemistry MOOC has won first prize in the Natural Science section of the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education awards. The Wharton-QS Stars
Interactive Response Systems can be used to get immediate feedback from large groups of students and support active learning in lectures. They can be used for receiving feedback, providing social interaction, engaging the learners and creating opportunities to respond to
A series of demonstration videos commissioned by The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering brought out the detail in lab skills.
By Dr Therese Lawlor-Wright, Lecturer in Management of Projects, the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering Email firstname.lastname@example.org Background I teach on the core ‘MSc in Management of Projects’ unit in the School of MACE. The programme is very
The annual EPS Best in eLearning competition is designed to highlight resources that stand out as examples of good practice which have positively engaged students, and to reflect the wide range of innovative learning design that exists across the Faculty.
The use of Virtual Reality (VR) in an educational context has been much researched by the academic community and, as such, is not the topic of this article. Rather we will focus on the recent developments in VR display devices
“I’m impressed with the online simulation developed by the team as it brings together what was previously three separate simulation models in one package… and it all started with a scruffy sketch!” Rebecca Todd, lecturer in the School of Electrical
One of the core principles of videography is that images that move (for example when panning the camera) offer far more visual interest to viewers than fixed images. Panning shots are most appropriate when filming in large rooms where the
Over 280 1st year Chemical Engineering students are learning how to conduct experiments and write up lab reports in their course unit for 2014/15. Groups in Blackboard Turnitin: online submission of files Turnitin: originality reports Grademark: marking lab reports using
Anything that you demonstrate can be captured as high quality learning resources for use in both the University and the wider audience on the web, and also that the production of the video needn’t take up large amounts of your