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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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  • Online Feedback

    Online Feedback

    Improving students' learning experience

  • Using a Tablet PC and Microsoft OneNote to deliver lectures and provide feedback

    Using a Tablet PC and Microsoft OneNote to deliver lectures and provide feedback

    Adam Ozanne uses a Tablet PC and Microsoft One Note to deliver lectures and provide feedback to a large first year course, ECON10061 'Introductory Mathematics'. This presentation given at the January 2013 Humanities showcase provides an update to his previous talk.
    Adam's 'Introductory Mathematics' course was also a highly commended entry in the 2012-13 Best on Blackboard competetion.

  • Providing automatic feedback in large cohorts

    Providing automatic feedback in large cohorts

    In-house test banks for formative and summative assessment

  • Surveying: Using a Level

    Surveying: Using a Level

    Interactive resources for effective teaching.

    This resource has been uploaded to the Jorum national repository which contains free resources for teachers.
    Jorum can be searched for specific subject areas. Entering "Surveying" as a search term finds related resources.

  • Feedback through written dialogue

    Feedback through written dialogue

    Katya Stuerzenhofecker from the School of Arts, Histories and Culture discussed models of formative feedback on students' achievement of unfamiliar learning opportunities through written dialogue between the student and the lecturer.

  • 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.

  • How Your Department Can Switch Entirely to Online Essay Submission via Bb9 Turnitin/Grademark

    How Your Department Can Switch Entirely to Online Essay Submission via Bb9 Turnitin/Grademark

    Video presentation by Max Jones who describes the Department of History switch to online submission of ALL essays through Bb9 Turnitin/Grademark from September 2011.

  • Reconstructing the Past: the importance of the Visual

    Reconstructing the Past: the importance of the Visual

    This ambitious TESS project for Archaeology modules involved numerous enhancements, including supported tutorials featuring two visualisations:
    * a prehistoric case study (an Iron Age chariot burial)
    * and a historic case study (a seventeenth century Hall).

  • Using MCQ to enhance student learning, engagement and feedback

    Using MCQ to enhance student learning, engagement and feedback

    The course director, Dr Liam Harte, provided formative feedback to students on a Level 2 English course, ENGL20492 Writing, Identity and Nation, using multiple-choice tests in Blackboard

  • Monitored Independent Language Learning in Large Cohorts

    Monitored Independent Language Learning in Large Cohorts

    Dr Catherine Franc and Ms Annie Morton describe their 2010/11 TESS project which involved building activities in Blackboard to help students engage with the basics of French language learning - grammar and phonetics - in a large class environment.


  • French Language and Life

    French Language and Life

    This course, FREN10210 French Language and Life 1, was a highly-commended entry from the 2013 Best on Blackboard competition from Annie Morton, Olivier Perez et al in Arts, Languages and cultures. This well-guided and supported course continued the good work of the previous TESS funded project (see this exemplar).

  • Innovation in on-line assessment and feedback

    Innovation in on-line assessment and feedback

    This presentation, given at the June 2013 Humanities Showcase by Annie Morton, demonstrates how Blackboard's test function was harnessed to engage students in the nitty-gritty of language learning both systematically and regularly.

  • Providing student feedback via Blackboard eLearning tools.

    Providing student feedback via Blackboard eLearning tools.

    This is Norman Strong's bid for Teaching Enhancement and Student Support (TESS) funding in 2010-11. The objective was to exploit Blackboard's Assessments tool, primarily to enhance the students' learning experience, but also to address the University's Feedback Policy in as efficient and effective way as possible.

  • Student perceptions of feedback in the School of Law

    Student perceptions of feedback in the School of Law

    This project was funded by retention funding in 2010-11. The purpose of this study was to consult, via focus group, final year undergraduate students who had recently completed the NSS on their perceptions of feedback in the School of Law.

  • Using the Turnitin Mobile App

    Using the Turnitin Mobile App

    This presentation was given at the January 2014 Humanities Showcase by Professor Judith Zolkiewski and Andrew Gold from the eLearning team. They showed how to setup and install the Turnitin iPad app and they outlined the main benefits of using the app for offline marking.

  • 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.

  • Piloting eFeedback on Handwritten Exams

    Piloting eFeedback on Handwritten Exams

    This presentation was given by Jon Shute at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase.

  • AMBS Interactive Teaching Tools

    AMBS Interactive Teaching Tools

    Enhancing Lectures with Interactive Teaching Tools