This in-depth Masterclass was delivered in partnership with academic and eLearning colleagues. The aim was to give participants a greater understanding of different types of technology that could be used to facilitate teaching experiences and ultimately improve student experience.
Caroline Bowsher gave a thought-provoking talk about the assumptions we make regarding assessment and feedback that can affect a student’s understanding or participation. We considered ways to demystify the process and Caroline shared some good practice from within the School of Biological Sciences.
Peter Green gave an illuminating talk on his experience as the Teaching and Learning Academic Lead for the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) project. As part of the project he considered ways to optimise the 191 teaching rooms in MECD to ensure they were fit for purpose in the current climate, for example, considering the […]
This masterclass was divided into four groups, focusing on digital literacy, assessment and feedback, careers, and what instructors bring to the learning environment. Resources will be made available here, alongside the introductory slides.
In these videos, Dianne Burns presents ideas for improving your large group teaching. Her tips cover organising your lectures, making your lectures unmissable, and bringing your large group teaching sessions to life. A list of references is also provided if you wish to find out more.
In all teaching scenarios it is important to think about not only what you want the learners to achieve during the session, but also what the learning environment will be like and whether there are particular challenges which need to be addressed to ensure learning opportunities are optimised. Large group teaching can provide unique challenges […]
January’s programme focuses on the difficulties and opportunities posed by teaching large groups of students.
The slides that were presented during the Masterclass on the 24th April 2017 can be found below.
The Digital Literacy Learning@Lunch seminar was recorded for those who were unable to make it to the session. You can find the video on this page.
This masterclass, the first in the series, is held on the 24th April, 9.30-12.30 in room 6.207, University Place.