David Jeckells

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 space and collaborative working features. Being very intuitive, my students just ran with it and are using it in very […]

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 part of the Office 365 suite of tools (you can request Bookings from IS if it isn’t available). It works […]

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Video for Assessment and Learning & Teaching

The increased opportunities in using video for learning, teaching and assessment, can bring about benefits for both students and staff. With that in mind, here’s some guidance for NTU staff for using online video for learning teaching and assessment. This is not about how to create a video or technical information about file types, but simply, where to save, upload […]

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Enhancing Students’; Understanding of Media Practices using Curated Video Playlists – A Digital Partners Project

A Digital Partners Action Research Project Aims Nottingham Trent University has recently invested in the Lynda.com video-based learning platform. This resource houses a large number of short online courses to support development of a range of technology and creative skills. This action research project focuses on our undergraduate Media Practices students and their practical skills requirements relevant to assessment outcomes. Generating custom […]

AAH Can Design! Creating Visual Solutions for Teaching.

Do you or your students want to present, display or solve a problem with a visually creative solution? Then read on. Inspired by James Walker’s requirements for design tools to support his Creative CVs assessment criteria for 3rd year English students, we’ve found some simple and intuitive, free online apps, that will excel at the job. Below are our best […]

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Video for Learning, Teaching & Assessment

With advances in technology, so too are there changes in practice. With that in mind, here’s some guidance for using online video for learning teaching and assessment. This is not about how to create a video or technical information about file types, but simply, where to save, upload or send videos that you’d like students, staff or external examiners to […]

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