[University home]

Faculty of Humanities Teaching & Learning Office

Blended Learning Examples

Please note the Faculty eLearning team has not necessarily supported/worked with academic colleagues for all the blended learning examples showcased here. The Faculty eLearning team is, however, able to support all activity shown here. See the list of services that relate to each example for what is involved and how we can help.

Your search has found these examples:

  • Finding examples of Open Educational Resources such as Still Images

    Finding examples of Open Educational Resources such as Still Images

    Resources you may find useful when thinking about sourcing, using or creating images for online delivery of teaching and learning.

  • Jump Start Your Lectures

    Jump Start Your Lectures

    Dr Danielle Lyssimachou, from the Manchester Business School suggests using tests at the start of lectures to engage students.

  • Presentation software: Slideshare

    Presentation software: Slideshare

    Nicola Pike discusses the use of Slideshare to host and display presentations from the University Careers Service.

  • An Appreciative Inquiry Approach to Community Engagement, Intercultural Dialogue and Global Citizenship

    An Appreciative Inquiry Approach to Community Engagement, Intercultural Dialogue and Global Citizenship

    How e-learning Supported Collaborative Interdisciplinary Working. Kate Sapin, School of Education

  • Powerpoint Karaoke

    Powerpoint Karaoke

    Roger Hewitt from the Faculty eLearning Team introduces a workshop to help students in the management of a presentation.

  • Use of case studies in lectures

    Use of case studies in lectures

    John Pal, Alliance Manchester Business School, shows the benefits of using the case studies approach to teaching. He has used this teaching approach since at least 2011 and continues to find it an important teaching method.

  • Developing online contact

    Developing online contact

    Jonathan Spencer, School of Law, discusses the use of wikis, online office hours and other forms of online contact between staff and students.

  • Supporting students who create learning resources

    Supporting students who create learning resources

    This presentation describes the experience of supporting students on GERM20472, an 11 week module, in the development of their assessed interactive language resources.

  • Using Turnitin as a Teaching Device

    Using Turnitin as a Teaching Device

    This presentation illustrates how Turnitin can be used as a device to teach students about what plagiarism is and how they can avoid it. Other tips on working with students to improve referencing and citation will also be discussed.

  • Audiobook - a teaching idea

    Audiobook - a teaching idea

    This was a highly-commended entry (a TESS project) for the 2011-12 Best on Blackboard competition from Susana Lorenzo-Zamorano. The project involved final year Spanish language students in the creation of audiobooks (completely original short stories, with Hispanic content).

  • Quick Tips for Bb9 Course Design

    Quick Tips for Bb9 Course Design

    Frustrated with Blackboard? Do your students complain that they cannot find things, or that not everything works? Roger and Will from the Humanities eLearning team give you some quick tips for improved Bb course Design.

  • Lecturers talk about their use of Clickers

    Lecturers talk about their use of Clickers

    This video, shot in 2012, features 4 instructors talking about the different ways they use clickers in their teaching, including footage taken within the classroom environment. This aim is to inspire colleagues in their own teaching ideas. The instructors provide some simple tips on how new users should start out in using clickers within their own contexts.

  •  Maple TA piloting in the School of Social Sciences (Economics) 2012/13

    Maple TA piloting in the School of Social Sciences (Economics) 2012/13

    In 2012-13, Faculty retention funding funded the piloting within Economics (School of Social Sciences) of Maple TA, web-based software offering enhanced capabilities for assessing mathematical and statistical material.

  • Blackboard users describe their practice

    Blackboard users describe their practice

    Staff using Blackboard talk through how they designed their courses to make best use of existing features of the system.

  • The Use of Online Clips in a Large Course Unit

    The Use of Online Clips in a Large Course Unit

    This presentation was given at the July 2014 Humanities Showcase by Dr Ralf Becker, School of Social Sciences. Ralf describes the results of his radical rethink to lectures and tutorials, using a form of resource-based learning.

  • Re-thinking Language Tuition with Blackboard's Voiceboard Feature

    Re-thinking Language Tuition with Blackboard's Voiceboard Feature

    In 2014/15 a number of Arabic language courses began using Blackboard's Voice Board feature to facilitate a range of speaking and listening exercises for undergraduate languages students. Nadia Abdelaal describes her work for the course MEST30160.

  • My Experience Using HeLD to 'flip' my Classroom

    My Experience Using HeLD to 'flip' my Classroom

    This presentation was given by Suzanne Creeber at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase.
    Suzanne shared her experience of changing the delivery of her level 2 Career Management Skills (CMS) course by adopting a "flipped classroom" approach, using the Humanities e-Learning Design process (HeLD).

  • Why should I promote the University College?

    Why should I promote the University College?

    Now in its third year of operation, The University College for Interdisciplinary Learning (UCOL) has around 600 students taking its courses.

  • Together We Are Stronger!  The Benefits and Challenges of Team Teaching.

    Together We Are Stronger! The Benefits and Challenges of Team Teaching.

    This presentation was given by Elaine Clark & Lawrence Benson (Manchester Business School Teaching Academy), at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase.

  • Have data skills will travel: one summer, 19 stories

    Have data skills will travel: one summer, 19 stories

    This presentation was given by Dr
    Jackie Carter ( School of Social Sciences), at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase. The presentation describes the Q-Step programme for quantitative data and analysis in Humanities.

  • Potential of Tutor Blogging

    Potential of Tutor Blogging

    This presentation was given by Andrew Gale at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase. Andrew describes the potential for tutor blogging in the delivery of a taught masters blended learning course: a reflective case study.

  • Language Students as Researchers

    Language Students as Researchers

    This presentation was given by Tine Breban at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase.

  • Enhancing Fieldwork Learning with Mobile Technologies

    Enhancing Fieldwork Learning with Mobile Technologies

    This presentation was given by Derek France, Professor of Pedagogy in Geographical Sciences, University of Chester, as the keynote speech at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase.

  • Weekly Tutorial Tasks for Large Cohorts

    Weekly Tutorial Tasks for Large Cohorts

    Stan Blue, course convenor for the 1st year module SOCY 10452 Media, Culture & Society wanted to engage his large cohort of students in both tutorials and lectures. Working with the eLearning team through a process of learning design he settled on trialling a rotating weekly group task.

  • AMBS Interactive Teaching Tools

    AMBS Interactive Teaching Tools

    Enhancing Lectures with Interactive Teaching Tools