Future Facing Learning Conference 2019

Future Facing Learning Conference 2019

Future Facing Learning is a unique pedagogic approach developed at Teesside University, and is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and tools to thrive in a complex and uncertain world. The conference will explore emerging Future Facing Learning practices, informed by research, scholarship and industry engagement. The morning keynote speaker will be Alex Beard, author of Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness It…

‘Embedding Student and Staff Well-Being in the Curriculum’: call for papers

‘Embedding Student and Staff Well-Being in the Curriculum’: call for papers

A call for papers is now open for the 3 Rivers Regional Learning & Teaching Conference 2019. This year’s theme is ‘Embedding Student and Staff Well-Being in the Curriculum’. Contributions are welcomed on this and any other learning and teaching initiatives in higher-education. Presentations should be in the format of either a 15 minute talk or a Show a Tell, where you can demonstrate a new learning and teaching initiative over coffee to the delegates…

UK Advising and Tutoring (UKAT) Webinars to Support Personal Tutors at Teesside University

UK Advising and Tutoring (UKAT) Webinars to Support Personal Tutors at Teesside University

Teesside University is in the early stages of implementing its recently developed Personal Tutoring Code of Practice providing an institutional wide personal tutoring system and approach. The Personal Tutor is a member of academic staff assigned to an individual student as a source of pastoral, general academic and professional support and many of our academic colleagues have taken on this role. Further information around The Code of Practice…

Recent Fellowship Successes through the University’s Professional Development Framework

Recent Fellowship Successes through the University’s Professional Development Framework

Teesside University’s Professional Development Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning: Recognising Excellence in Learning and Teaching (RELT) encompasses our taught and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) programmes.  Congratulations to the colleagues below who were successful in their recent applications (submitted through our CPD Programme) and achieved their respective Fellowship Awards…

Piloting ReView Scheduled Recording

Piloting ReView Scheduled Recording

As you may know, many teaching staff are opting to record their lectures using Teesside’s ReView Lecture Capture system powered by Panopto. One of the drawbacks of the existing lecture capture set-up is its ad-hoc recording feature.  At present, staff are required to log-in to Blackboard to launch the software at the start of a lecture to record and end the recording manually…

Launching Module Evaluations for 18/19

Launching Module Evaluations for 18/19

Module evaluations are designed to inform the enhancement of learning and teaching across the University, and therefore contribute to the delivery of an outstanding student and learning experience. Through engaging staff and students in the evaluation and reporting process, module evaluations stimulate meaningful dialogue concerning pedagogic practice and the student experience…

Panopto app: Important information

Panopto app: Important information

As part of the Future Facing Learning programme and the iPad roll-out, the Panopto mobile app is accessible to all staff and students. Using the app, students can view video recordings made available to them in their current and past modules without having to go into Blackboard. As teaching staff, you will still need to follow the process of recording and embedding video captures in your Blackboard module as you normally would…