Learning, Teaching and Educational Technology news from the School of Arts & Humanities at NTU

Liberated Voices: Stories of Women (In)Justice – a student video project at the National Justice Museum

On 6th April a major¬†new temporary exhibition opened at the National Justice Museum. Liberated Voices: Stories of Women (In)Justice is a collaboration between the Museum and the School of Arts & Humanities. Students from MA Museum & Heritage Development were… Continue Reading →

Collaborative Student workspaces using OneNote Class Notebooks

Are you looking for online tools for student collaboration and engagement that can provide Wiki-style functionality and peer-to-peer support? Then using Microsoft OneNote could be for you. It is a fantastic tool with a host of functionality, a shared storage… Continue Reading →

Language learning with powerful Learning Tools from Microsoft

Immersive reader can be used to support language learning and is available in some of the most popular Office 365 tools, including Word Online, Outlook, OneNote and Teams. Whilst this post focuses on the tool for language learning, Immersive reader… Continue Reading →

Managing Student Meetings with Office 365 Bookings

Do you want to allow students to arrange a tutorial with you or members of your team? Then Office 365 Bookings could be a solution for you. Microsoft’s Office 365 Bookings is an online tool available to NTU Staff, as… Continue Reading →

#SocMedHE18 by Rachel Challen

#SocMedHE18 was held at Nottingham Trent University on the 9th January 2019 and jointly hosted by the Trent Institute for Learning and Teaching and the School of Arts and Humanities. There have been some amazing reflections and blogs about #SocMedHE18… Continue Reading →

MozFest 2018

On a chilly October weekend, I joined thousands of people from all over the world to gather for MozFest (Mozilla Festival). With a strong focus on learning and education, as well as the technology which makes it possible, I’ve always… Continue Reading →

Exploring new opportunities for personalised learning with PebblePad in the School of Arts and Humanities

PebblePad is an ePortfolio tool which is widely used in the educational sector and in some professions since 2004. It is a flexible multi-purpose ePortfolio tool which can be integrated into teaching and learning at all academic levels, providing an… Continue Reading →

Threshold Concept Videos in American Specialisms – an update

Outcomes This project successfully enabled academic staff to produce their own threshold concept videos for use by students on the final year English Module, American Specialisms. This module is split in to two halves –¬†American Regionalism with Stephanie Palmer and… Continue Reading →

Preparing your NOW Learning Rooms for 2018-19

To help you prepare your NOW Learning Rooms for September, we have created a series of short videos. There are some changes to the process, which are highlighted in the to do list below. As always we’re here to help… Continue Reading →

Did you know… about free software for NTU?

At NTU there is an online Software Centre which allows all staff to add or update software on your own PC. So if you are struggling with an old Adobe version or you need to update Office 365 to get… Continue Reading →

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