Increased Engagement and Collaboration using Microsoft Teams in an Accounting Module

Increased Engagement and Collaboration using Microsoft Teams in an Accounting Module

The FFL toolkit has been instrumental in increasing collaboration and engagement with technology in the discipline of Accounting and Finance. In particular the tools have been employed in a module at level 5 called Financial Accounting as part of the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance course. This is a 20 credit semester-long module with a two hour lecture and two hour seminar every week.

In the first half of the course we discuss the topic of Corporate Social Responsibility. I present the main theories and approaches in the lecture and then the seminar is used to discuss and apply the theory.

Engineering Mathematics Classroom – Teaching using Desmos Software

Engineering Mathematics Classroom – Teaching using Desmos Software

Engineering Mathematics (ENG 1005-N) is a core first year module for all first year Engineering students. The cohort is usually large consisting of about 200 students. The module deals with the concepts of functions and calculus to help seal the foundations for the engineering modules.

The module is taught using lectures and tutorial sessions in GPT rooms and typically includes demonstration of mathematical problems on the white board or using the visualiser. This was accompanied by the students trying out tutorial exercises on paper.

Future Facing Learning – Sandpit Events

Future Facing Learning – Sandpit Events

For those staff undertaking the Future Facing Learning Digital Development Programme, we’re pleased to announce our 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 also to find out about additional features or tools not covered as part of the core training programme…