Teaching Tools

Gradescope: An Overview

Gradescope enables electronic submission and marking of handwritten responses, typed responses, formulae and diagrams, programming/code and multiple choice.
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Camtasia

Camtasia is a screen recording and video editing software program, providing users with the tools to quickly create professional looking asynchronous video content and presentations via an intuitive user interface. Once exported, these videos can then be easily uploaded to the University video portal and embedded within your Blackboard courses. Continue reading →

Teaching Tools

There is an ever-increasing range of digital tools at your disposal to deliver and enhance your Teaching; here is a summary of the tools we support. Please get in touch if you would like some further training on any of these tools, or have a suggestion of another teaching tool to share here with colleagues.

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QR codes make web links in printed course notes accessible

Students often print teaching resources out to paper. Sometimes web links cannot be accessed because the full web address is not shown on the course material, and the link cannot be clicked on as with an electronic resource. One possible solution is to include QR Codes within the resource which can be scanned by students using a mobile device to open the web links. Continue reading →

Creating a DIY Online Visualiser

Innovation and invention is key to being able to support our students while working at home. One particular problem is how to re-create the experience of using a visualiser within a lecture or tutorial session. Simple USB visualisers are available to buy online, but you can create a visualiser using your own mobile phone at zero cost. We have investigated some solutions for this and have produced the following support guides. Continue reading →