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
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
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
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.
Humanities eLearning Team
Demonstrations of Blackboard 9, Box of Broadcasts, Augmented Reality and other online technologies
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.
Lynn Sheppard, Director
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
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.