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…

Minecraft in Learning and Teaching Workshop

Minecraft in Learning and Teaching Workshop

We got all Minecrafty at Teesside University on 12th July with our first ever Minecraft in Bioscience’s workshop. The day started with an inspiring keynote lecture from Joel Mills, a Global Minecraft Mentor and Teaching Enhancement Advisor at Hull University, who has pioneered the use of Minecraft in Higher Education. To put it mildly he’s a Minecraft whizz and has developed educational worlds…

Future Facing Learning Sandpit Events

Future Facing Learning Sandpit Events

For staff who have undertaken the Future Facing Learning Digital Development Programme, we’re pleased to share details of our current Sandpit events.  The Sandpit features contributions from Microsoft and our partners from XMA, and provides an opportunity to share practice and ideas across multi-disciplinary teams and to also find out about additional features or tools not covered as part of the core training programme…