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Throughout the afternoon, there were a number of stalls providing information and demonstrations pertinent to teaching and learning in Humanities. 

The University of Manchester Library

Talis Aspire, digitising texts and support for teaching and learning

Sarah Rayner, Teaching and Learning Services Manager

Neil Sprunt, Teaching and Learning Librarian

Careers and Employability

Information on the variety of tools and resources available to staff for use in supporting students such as the academic toolkit, academic FAQ sheets, and CMS support. Colleagues from the Manchester Leadership Programme, Careers and Employability Division will be available to offer advice and guidance.

Andrew Whitmore, Head of Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

Humanities Sabbatical Interns, Students As Partners

Find out about the Peer Assisted Study Skills sessions and Peer Mentoring schemes that can be established and supported in collaboration with the Humanities Sabbatical Interns. 

Justin Kennedy, Humanities Sabbatical Intern
Alexa Mapplebeck, Humanities Sabbatical Intern

Humanities eLearning Team

Demonstrations of Blackboard 9, Box of Broadcasts, Augmented Reality and other online technologies

Student Record System (Campus Solutions)

Find out how Campus Solutions can be used to support the Academic Adviser role, information on reporting from Campus Solutions, using CS to monitor attendance and other latest functionality and the opportunity to raise queries.

Gemma Grimshaw, Operational Support Officer 

Manchester Enterprise Centre

Talk with colleagues from the Manchester Enterprise Centre about how they can work with you to embed employability into your programme, which will enable students to apply specialist skills and subject knowledge to make a positive impact on their chosen career.

Martin Starkey, Senior Marketing and Communications Officer

Media Services

Talk with colleagues from Media Services about the support they can provide for your teaching activities. Media Services facilities are provided to support staff and students in the production and delivery of media. Covering all aspects of University life, from teaching room technologies to audio and video production facilities and resources dedicated to developing graphic materials.

Trevor Byrne, Media Services Manager

Creative Commons

Creative Commons Provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. Andrew Richardson will be on hand to provide advice and information.

Andrew Richardson, Senior Learning Technologist, MBS

Development and Alumni Relations

DDAR has a database of over 250,000 contactable alumni and an experienced team of development and alumni relations professionals who can help University colleagues to meaningfully engage with their alumni.  Talk to colleagues about how they can support current activities and help develop new initiatives.

Emma Packham, Faculty Alumni Officer


Provides access to thousands of free learning and teaching resources, created and shared by the UK Further and Higher Education community, and available under Creative Commons (CC) licences. Visit the Jorum stand to see their collection of Open Educational Resources (OER), and find out about recent Jorum developments; you can also explore ways of engaging with Jorum by sharing your resources and discussing other benefits with members of the Jorum team.

Matthew Ramirez, Mimas Development 
Louise Egan, Mimas Marketing and Communications 

Humanities Teaching and Learning Office

Working to facilitate the enhancement of teaching, learning, assessment and student support. Find out about toolkits and other resources available, guidance for new academics, policies and QA activity.