Good Practice Library
Here you will find case studies, video recordings from workshops, and other tips & tricks from Humanities staff.
Use the Categories menu on the right hand side of this page, to find examples of good practice on a range of areas.
Alex Gunz (AMBS) rereports on how he uses Open Broadcast Software (OBS) to build and deliver presentations asynchronously that integrate multiple applications in a fluid and articulate manner.
Humanities students share their unfiltered perspectives on the move to online learning.
SEED academics Loretta Anthony-Okeke, Heather Cockayne, Susan Dawson and Zhuo Min Huang describe a student experience event in which MA students in MIE were asked to reflect on their learning journey throughout the year and choose a photo they had taken to represent those reflections accompanied by a written commentary.
Heather Cockayne (SEED) describes using Padlet for online collaborative tasks and building a repository of student work.
Following great student feedback, Razieh Zandieh shares the synchronous and asynchronous activities which helped to enhance social interaction amongst students, and shape groups for group assignments.
In this case study, Ralf Becker (SoSS) describes his use of an online textbook-type resource (incorporating Mobius) which was used in a large Mathematics for Economists unit.
Jen Haworth (SALC) reports on the introduction and use of a live chat tool (LibraryH3lp) to provide instant support to students during the exam period.
Melanie Giles (SALC) discusses how she set up small online groups to deliver assessed ‘podcast’ style pieces of cutting-edge research while developing student collaborative and employability experiences.
Ali Owrak (AMBS) presents his journey and experience of delivering a co-designed curriculum with both employers and students’ active engagement, reviewing role of student and employer collaboration in teaching.
Nicole Martin and Rosalind Shorrocks (SoSS) show us how they used Adobe Spark to create asynchronous but interactive lectures for a large compulsory level 1 Politics unit.