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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.

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  • Integrating face-to-face and distance learning

    Integrating face-to-face and distance learning

    Courses taken by both on-campus and distance learning students.

  • Student films

    Student films

    Experiencing place through multimedia

  • Academic advisement

    Academic advisement

    Blended advisement communities

  • Learning through role play

    Learning through role play

    Using various Blackboard tools, Drs. Nuno Ferreira and Anna Verges designed a role-playing exercise which modelled the EU law making process.

  • 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

  • Exams guidance and feedback on the Sociology student hub

    Exams guidance and feedback on the Sociology student hub

    Gemma Edwards from School of Social Sciences, gives a demonstration of the resources created for exam guidance and to provide group-based oral feedback from lecturers on exam performance. This was a TESS funded project in 2010/11.

  • 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.

  • Assessed group wikis

    Assessed group wikis

    Students on the 3rd year mental Health Law course worked in groups to develop a wiki as part of their final assessment. Collaborating within the Blackboard environment they made use of wiki & discussion tools and orientation materials developed by their tutor.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Education of Language Teachers

    The Education of Language Teachers

    This course, EDUC70130, was a highly-commended entry from the 2013 Best on Blackboard competition from Diane Slaouti in Education.

  • Peer Review and Cooperative Learning in a Large First Year Methods Course

    Peer Review and Cooperative Learning in a Large First Year Methods Course

    A funding bid for Teaching Enhancement and Student Success (TESS) funding in 2009-10.
    The project sought to develop more effective ways to use Blackboard to incorporate peer review and cooperative learning principles into both lectures and tutorials for the SOAN 10080 Engaging with Social Research course (20 credits).

  • The UniverCity Culture: Mapping Manchester Digitally with University teaching & research

    The UniverCity Culture: Mapping Manchester Digitally with University teaching & research

    This project was funded by the Faculty of Humanities' Retention Funding Scheme in 2010-11.

  • Undergraduate Personalised Learning Space

    Undergraduate Personalised Learning Space

    This project was funded by Faculty retention funding in 2010-11. It provided funding for the creation of two Undergraduate Personalised Learning Rooms in the Samuel Alexander Building.

  • Teaching with Twitter

    Teaching with Twitter

    This presentation was given at the January 2014 Humanities Showcase by Dr Paul Middleditch. Paul presented an interactive workshop/talk using Turningpoint responseware to measure attitudes towards Twitter as a pedagogical tool. Participants were shown how their own attitudes change over the course of the talk.

  • Social Media - Developing Blogging Skills in IDPM

    Social Media - Developing Blogging Skills in IDPM

    This presentation was given at the July 2014 Humanities Showcase. University staff are finding a variety of uses for social media tools. This exemplar focuses on the work of Professor Dan Brockington and his team to further develop blogging skills for staff in the Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).

  • 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