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Interactive Learning Resources

Examples of interactive learning resources developed for Humanities courses.

If you would like to develop something similar for your course, please get in touch with the eLearning Team: elearning@manchester.ac.uk

Surveying: Using a level

Course

GEOG11092 Research Methods (UG)

Academic

John Moore / Jeff Blackford

About

The resource explains how to set up and use a level, the equipment used, how to set up the equipment, how to undertake a survey using a level/sight and filling out the appropriate chart (backsight, foresight readings etc).

Interactivity

Animation, images, video clips

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Medical Spanish

Course

MEDN 10022, 20021, 30041 and 40022 (UG)

Academic

Ana Nino

About

Drag and drop exercises to learn medical terminology related to anatomy.

Interactivity

Drag and drop, feedback and marking

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Arabic Alphabet

Course

MEST10110 Arabic Language (UG)

Academicú

Dhafir Kasassbeh

About

The resource helps users learn the Arabic alphabet by: clicking through each letter to find out how to pronounce the letter, listen to the letter being pronounced, watch how the letter is written and practice writing the letter on screen.

Interactivity

Animation, audio, simulation

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Arabic Keyboard

Course

MEST10110 Arabic Language (UG)

Academic

Dhafir Kasassbeh

About

This interactive resource allows students to practice the use of a simulated Arabic keyboard.

Interactivity

Simulation, images

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Sociolinguistic Exercises

Course

LELA10051 Introduction to Sociolinguistics (UG)

Academic

Erik Schleef

About

Series of 10 interactive exercises dealing with data, graphs, language and audio.

Interactivity

Graphs, charts, data analysis, audio, drag and drop

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Chinese Sentence Construction

Course

EALC20140 Mandarin Chinese III & IV (UG)

Academic

Minjie Xing

About

Learners can practice Chinese sentence construction using these drag and drop interactive resources.

Interactivity

Drag and drop

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Greek Grammar Exercises

Course

Greek Language students(UG)

Academic

Emmanuela Pantelireis

About

Learners read the sentences and arrange the room layout according to the instructions.

Interactivity

Drag and drop

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Interactive Region Map

Course

Italian Language Students

About

This Interactive map allows students to practice their Knowledge of the regions of Italy.

Interactivity

Drag and drop, text input

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Virtual Russian Keyboard

Course

FLAGS Russian Language Students

Academic

Charlie Pybus/Caroline Foster

About

This Virtual Virtual Keyboard was developed to allow students enter Cyrillic characters to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of elements of the Russian language.

Interactivity

Clickable keyboard

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An Introduction to Grammar

Course

EDUC11982 An Introduction to Grammar

Academic

Steven Jones

About

Examples of how written exercises from Word docs could be interpreted and made into interactive exercises. They give knowledge and understanding of basic concepts in grammar.

Interactivity

Rollovers, text input

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