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Taking the newsroom online: creating connected, authentic learning remotely

One of the key concerns for students studying practical courses in the past year is how they can continue to give their students the experiential, hands-on learning experience they would ordinarily get from coming to campus and using industry-standard equipment and processes, but with students now participating from their own homes. This article explores how academic and technician colleagues in […]

MozFest logo projected on wall at Festival.

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 wanted to visit, and this year I was able to explore the Festival for the first time. The overall theme […]

Tandem Tales

Language in Tandem is an initiative from the Global Lounge at Nottingham Trent University which pairs students with a native speaker of  a chosen language. Below is a guest post by Beth Cross, a final year student in the School of Arts and Humanities who created a video about Tandem for a Modern Languages assessment. “What better way to use […]

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. […]

Embedding Twitter in Digital Humanities Modules

James Walker is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities in the School of Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University. This blog post shares his experiences of using Twitter to communicate with students and the positive impact it has had. Last term I trialled a new module ENGL30512 (English and Creative Industries Project) in response to our Curriculum Refresh framework. […]

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