[Past event] The phenomena of social media and the use of social technology in higher education (in STEM)

On 4th April 2012, a workshop was held at the University of Manchester in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy(HEA) that focuses on using social media in teaching and learning, within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. This workshop used

In-class active learning

In-class active learning

This project added facilities for live on-line interaction between the tutor and students during lectures, in particular live communication (by inking on slides) and discussion of students’ answers to questions posed by the lecturer during lectures. Live feedback was achieved; this should enable live assessment, in particular peer assessment, in future.