Simpler web conferencing in Blackboard Web conferencing is no longer new technology, but what is new is to have it closely integrated into our current learning platform with high quality audio and video recording. Blackboard Collaborate has recently been redesigned
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
Learner response systems What are they? Learners response systems can be used to get immediate feedback from large groups of students and support active learning in lectures. They are more commonly referred to as ‘clickers’ as a reference to the
The FSE 1-to-1 bespoke training sessions are an opportunity for FSE staff to learn about, and use software such as Blackboard, Turnitin, Nearpod and Camtasia, as well as learning skills such as how to use communication and collaboration tools and producing
The University of Manchester Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences eLearning Team was asked to implement a pilot webinar for a seminar featuring several presenters, with an interactive workshop. The event was held to examine the use of Social Media in
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
Links to interesting SOTL journals, and professional bodies & societies.
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.