Learning & research outside the classroom

Staff View: Turnitin App for marking

Pete Cook is a Lecturer in Jazz for the London College of Music at UWL. Listen to why Pete uses the Turnitin app for marking…  

Mobile marking: using the iPad, come along on the 14th/15th!

On the 14th and 15th December, we’re looking at using the iPad to mark Turnitin assignments. If you’ve used it and would like to share your experience (good or bad) and useful tips, or would just like to try it… Continue Reading →

Learning through digital discussions

For this session of Coffee Break TIPs we met to discuss ways of engaging students though online discussions. WhatsApp & Facebook: Students are organising their own discussion spaces A lot of student-led discussions already happen online, albeit informally, for instance through… Continue Reading →

Flipped classroom

Today we met for Coffee Break TIPs to discuss the flipped classroom. After a slight double-booking related hiccup (apologies to anyone who didn’t manage to find us!), we had a productive discussion about the philosophy behind and methods used in the… Continue Reading →

Creating audio and screen recordings

In this session we focused on the use of Panopto for recording and publishing video (or audio) recordings. We also touched on apps for recording your screen on your mobile. We were joined by staff from the School of Computing and… Continue Reading →

Using twitter to promote a project

Yesterday’s coffee break tips was about how to use Twitter for Learning, Teaching and Research. There’s lots of interesting stuff we could have talked about, how twitter is used in the classroom, or how it can be used to study… Continue Reading →

Twitter: the basics

Last week INSTIL held two Coffee Break TIPs sessions, one at Paragon and one at St Mary’s Road. It was inspiring to see how staff are currently using Twitter and how they were so eager to share this with their… Continue Reading →

Giving all students a voice with questions and surveys

This was a really inspiring and interesting session where colleagues shared two very different uses of Poll Everywhere which have brought benefits for teachers and students in the London School of Film, Media and Design, and the London College of… Continue Reading →

Creating video lectures (talking to camera) and ideas for use

Today we looked at creating video lectures and ideas for their use. We were joined by Tricia Tikasingh, senior lecturer in the School of Human and Social Sciences, who has used video in the BSc Nutritional Therapy.  Over coffee and biscuits,… Continue Reading →

UWL Apps for Education

Coffee Break TIPS last week focused on UWL apps for education. Initially we looked at the apps that were available and then went through how to use them and their benefits. Many attendees who have used BB mobile learn said… Continue Reading →

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