The first Teaching Development Workshop is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 12th November (1pm-3pm). This workshop is for colleagues who may be new to teaching (and not yet completed the PgCLTHE) or for those who may be more experienced but having recently joined Teesside University, would like further insights around learning and teaching here at Teesside. It is also relevant for longer established academics who would like a ‘refresher’ around L&T and/or currently experiencing challenges in aspects of their professional delivery.
The Teaching Excellence Alliance (TEA) has been set up by members of the University Alliance, of which Teesside is a member, in order to enhance and promote excellence in professional and technical education (the distinctive model of Alliance universities) and to achieve sustained student success…
We are pleased to announce that the ‘Promoting Teaching Excellence’ Learning and Teaching Enhancement Conference will take place in The Curve on Monday 26th June and Tuesday 27th June 2017. The two-day conference is designed to bring staff and students together to explore current issues under the broad heading of ‘Promoting Teaching Excellence’.
The Oxford English Dictionary definition of Conference is “a formal meeting of people with a shared interest”, an apposite description of the Learning and Teaching Enhancement Conference on 16th March 2017. Students and staff from Teesside University and its partner colleges met to discuss employability and student futures, and it was great to see so many people engaged with this agenda…
Have you ever discovered a really useful YouTube video but then realised only certain parts of it are relevant? This is where Vibby comes in. Vibby is a free online tool which allows you to take any existing YouTube video, trim it, and highlight the moments that matter so that you can more effectively use video within your teaching and learning…
This guide takes a look at some of the pedagogic implications of using quizzes in your on-line module. It’s not a technical document, but will hopefully stimulate some ideas and thoughts about using quizzes. http://docs.google.com/gview?url=https://blogs.tees.ac.uk/lteonline/files/2015/02/PedagogyGuideQuizzes1.pdf&embedded=truePedagogyGuideQuizzes
This document takes a look at different uses and the pedagogic implications of using discussion boards in your module. Whilst it is not a technical document, it does focus on the pros and cons of the discussion boards provided in
The following document explores the uses of blogs and journals in an on-line module. It is not meant to be a technical guide, and it focuses more on the pedagogy of using these tools. Whilst not specifically technical, it is
We’ve recently rolled out an update to the My Grades tool in Blackboard, introducing several enhancements for both staff and students. Here’s an overview of the new features: **UPDATE 16 December : Students can now receive emailed receipts for
MOOCS seem to be talked about by everyone these days. Just what is a MOOC? Basically, it stands for Massive Open Online Course. It’s a free course that’s held totally online across the world. Literally anyone can sign up for