Going beyond announcements: using news items to enrich students’ experience of a module

The news or announcements feed within an online learning environment can serve as a key strand in enhancing the dialogue between instructor and students throughout a module, increasing what we’ve explored in the past as a sense of “presence”. News posts can be used simply to remind students of upcoming events and assessments, though many of the colleagues we support […]

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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 […]