Communication

Refers to the communications between tutors and students and among students themselves.

Microsoft Teams: the Roadshow

We recently visited the University of Nottingham to attend one of the Microsoft Teams roadshow events. As a team, we already use Microsoft Teams daily for communication, collaboration, and planning our time, and we’ve been helping some teaching staff in the School to start using it with students, but we were intrigued to find out more about what this new tool has to offer higher education in terms of learning and teaching.  What is it?  Microsoft Teams is one of many collaborative […]

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 […]

Welcoming #NTUHUM

You may have noticed that at the end of 2017, the LTSU’s external social media sites (twitter, facebook, linkedin and wordpress) have all changed names from ‘AAH-LTSU’ to ‘NTUHUM-LTSU’. This is due to a School wide initiative, led by Sarah Huxley. Sarah Huxley recently joined NTU as the Profile and Reputation Marketing Assistant for the School of Arts and Humanities. […]

LTSU Recommends: 20/10/17

Events We took a look at what’s going on around the University next week to see which might be of particular interest for Arts & Humanities staff. There are two training events being run by Organisational Development this week. Creating interactive resources with Office Mix Tuesday 24 October 2017 (10 am – 12 pm) Some staff in Arts & Humanities […]

ASK LTSU

NEW for the 17/18 academic year and coming to a staff room near YOU, are the LTSU’s drop in ASK sessions! Each week in Clifton and City,  a member of the LTSU will be available to answer any Learning Technology niggling queries you may have, support you with any issues and pass on any super new tool, ideas and projects […]

LTSU remit diagram

The Learning and Teaching Support Unit Offer

The Learning and Teaching Support Unit (LTSU) framework was devised to show a menu of the services the team could offer to the School of Arts and Humanities. The underpinning ideology of the LTSU framework is to enhance the learning and teaching experience, build digital resilience in staff and students and give AAH students the tools for future work or […]

LTSU Recommends

Events We took a look at what’s going on around the University next week to see which might be of particular interest for Arts and Humanities staff. Resource lists: Tips and Tools It’s summer again and time to update Resource Lists. The Library are offering a useful session in Clifton where you can “smarten up your Resource lists, adding in […]

Need to create a quick survey? Time to discover Forms.

Forms is a quick tool which lets you ask simple questions, with responses showing in real-time and clear results.It takes just moments to create questions, and you can share your survey with NTU staff and students, or make your form available to whoever you choose outside the University.

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