The prospect of using holographic technology in teaching is exciting. Not only could fieldwork be revolutionised, but experiments could be viewed in 3D with no danger of harmful explosions, and lecturers could simultaneously present to multiple classrooms across the world. We will explore
They seem to be everywhere, students use them all the time, so why not use tablets in lectures and make your teaching more engaging? Watch how Dr Andrew Markwick and Prof Niels Walet, both from the School of Physics &
Nearpod is a cloud based, easy to use, quick to build, interactive platform for presentations and lectures.
“I didn’t have to mark a single paper by hand!” If marking a stack of paper-based exam scripts is one of the less desirable aspects of your life as a lecturer, then you will have sympathy for Dr. Colin Steele
“Don’t knock the weather. If it didn’t change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn’t start a conversation…” [Kin Hubbard] ManUniCast is a publicly accessible weather and air quality forecasting tool accessed through modern web browsers. It
Last summer we guided thirty members of the general public around the Hope Valley and Mam Tor, teaching them about the geology of the area. We did this using a mobile app called Discover Geology: An Augmented Reality Field Trip.
Knitting Machine Videos & Animations These videos are designed to help students understand what is happening inside a knitting machine. These relatively simple concepts can be hard to grasp as what is being explained is hidden from view and moving
Augmented Reality (AR) is a general term for a collection of technologies used to blend computer generated information with the viewer’s natural senses. A simple example of AR is using a spatial display (digital projector) to augment a real world
Bland Tomkinson discusses how using Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Design was useful in teaching and engaging students.
The post below was written by @FionaCSaunders, Lecturer in Project Management at The University of Manchester – School of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering. I was at first a reluctant convert to Twitter. It took a fair amount of cajoling