Teaching Methods

41 resources
across 5 Faculties

Faculty of Arts

"The bright young things and their parties" - eTeaching the Greek symposium as exploration of the digital classroom.

The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) has become a vital part of teaching and learning in Higher Education. … (444 word resource by Katharina Lorenz, School of Humanities: January 2006).


A byte in the Dark Ages: Using WebCt for teaching medieval studies.

I teach a B- level module on the Viking Age in the School of English Studies. The module is taught by a one hour lecture… (366 word resource by Christina Lee, School of English Studies: July 2004).


Developing subject specific internet training sessions.

In recent years, the Higher Education Academy, JISC, the University of Nottingham and other bodies have introduced new training … (692 word resource by Christian Haase, School of History: January 2009).


Evaluation of distance e-learning programmes.

With advances in technology and an ever increasing international student body, distance e-learning programmes have become an… (425 word resource by Svenja Adolphs et al.: September 2004).


How effective are reusable learning objects at supporting didactic lectures?

This project designed two Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) which were then used to supplement a core first year module in … (430 word resource by Andrew Fisher, School of Humanities: July 2009).


Making a podcast of a lecture: recording and uploading to WebCT.

Andrew: This is the podcasting kit we use in lectures. It's pretty bulky. This is what I just picked up from the learning and …

4 min 1s video by Andrew Fisher, School of Humanities (May 2009)


Podcasts and student learning in the humanities.

The use of podcasts (downloadable audio files) is becoming increasingly common in higher education. At Nottingham members of … (509 word resource by William Bowden, School of Humanities: July 2009).


Preparing for using a student response system in your lecture.

So how do you actually do it? Andrew: OK, there's some software you can download and basically it runs in conjunction with…

3 min 18s video by Andrew Fisher, School of Humanities (February 2008)


Recording lectures and key topics as audio podcasts for flexible studying.

Interviewer: You've been recording the whole lecture and making it available to students, or podcasting. What did you think it …

2 min 29s video by Andrew Fisher et al. (May 2009)


A School approach to supporting e-learning developments

The School of English Studies employed a full-time e-learning coordinator in the body of Matt Green. The post was funded for… (2345 word resource by Matthew Green, School of English Studies: June 2005).


Supporting dyslexic students on the web.

Presenting situation: Art History and Visual Culture are both subjects that traditionally attract comparatively large numbers of … (648 word resource by Gabriele Neher, School of Humanities: June 2002).


Using BlackBoard to encourage students to take more responsibility for their own learning.

I don't rate myself as very skilled with computers. I got into e-learning when my colleague, Cynthia Marsh, and I saw a problem… (997 word resource by Wendy Rosslyn, School of Modern Languages & Cultures: November 2003).


Using discussion boards in WebCT in the School of English Studies

You mentioned using Discussion Boards ( DBs ) in WebCT - can you tell me how they work. Yes we have three different… (1118 word resource by Matthew Green, School of English Studies: June 2005).


Widening communication in e-distance learning.

This project investigates how communication between e-distance learners and staff can be improved by presenting students with… (484 word resource by Louise Mullany, School of English Studies: January 2005).

Faculty of Engineering

The application of information technology to enhance teaching of electronic engineering.

The progress in information technology and transition towards information-oriented society has also its impact on the ways of… (396 word resource by Slawomir Sujecki, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering: September 2004).


Assessing the learning impact of electronic revision aids.

Background: Traditionally, weekly small group tutorial/example classes are used within the School of Chemistry / Faculty of … (764 word resource by Derek Irvine et al.: July 2009).


Developing and assessing methods to engage students in WebCT.

A major unknown factor when implementing WebCT is the level to which students engage. Previous studies on the implementation of … (517 word resource by Rick Munro et al.: September 2008).


Integrated e-learning for developing core conceptualisation skills in the engineering sciences (INECSES).

The School of EEE, a vanguard school in E-learning, have conceived an integrated e-learning strategy to help undergraduates with… (154 word resource by Tom Cross, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering: July 2004).


Using e-learning to support practical assignments for large groups.

E-learning can enhance the learning experience and improve the effectiveness of teaching staff. Work carried out for the author's… (581 word resource by Francois Robitaille, Department of Mechanical, Materials & Manufacturing Engineering: January 2004).

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Development and evaluation of a re-usable learning tool to supplement didactic lectures.

The Division of Epidemiology and Public Health teaches Evidence Based Practice/Medicine (EBPM) to a variety of postgraduate … (516 word resource by Jo Leonardi-Bee, School of Community Health Sciences: January 2007).


Evaluation of computer-based teaching of rehabilitation concepts.

Introduction: teaching rehabilitation concepts is important but can be difficult. There is a growing emphasis on using … (211 word resource by Simon Conroy, School of Community Health Sciences: September 2007).


Evaluation of a web site resource for students to meet their perceived needs, and assist in the teaching of the module.

The aim of this project is to develop a web site resource for students which will meet their perceived needs, and assist in the… (224 word resource by Sigismund Solly, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy: January 2004).


The impact of reusable learning objects RLOs on the student learning experience.

Significant funds have been invested nationally in the development of reusable learning objects (RLOs) accessible to a range of … (433 word resource by Holly Blake et al.: January 2010).


Interactive keypads in lectures in the Medical School

The reduction in cost of interactive kits to around 100 handsets for £5,000 has meant that this technology is an affordable… (238 word resource by Reg Dennick, Medical Education Unit: June 2005).


Mobile-learning solutions for the modern Ophthalmic medical student - a pilot study.

Recent studies suggest integrated Web electronic (e)-learning and mobile (m-learning) technologies enhance student learning. … (438 word resource by Manu Mathew, School of Medical & Surgical Sciences: January 2007).


"Please turn on your mobile phones" - ubiquitous computing in the classroom.

The adoption of the mobile telephone has revolutionised social and commercial communication in the 21st Century. Whilst it is … (443 word resource by Andrew Jackson et al.: January 2007).


Recording feedback as a podcast and uploading it to WebCT.

Interviewer: How long will the podcast be? Sarah Westwater-Wood: In general they're four to five minutes. I find that …

4 min 3s video by Sarah Westwater-Wood et al. (June 2009)


Re-using existing e-resources: how hard can it be?

The wealth of accessible, high quality e-learning material available from the University and from reputable online sources … (492 word resource by Jennifer Dandrea, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy: January 2008).


Staff perceptions of e-learning for teaching delivery in healthcare.

Background: E-learning methods are increasingly used in higher education to support learning in healthcare subjects. Significant … (481 word resource by Holly Blake, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy: January 2009).

Faculty of Science

Developing Virtual Engineering Laboratories.

Advanced three-dimensional virtual environment technology, similar to that used by the film and computer games industry will be… (270 word resource by Damian Schofield et al.: July 2004).


Identifying barriers to the introduction of e-learning for staff in sciences.

E-learning resources provide a flexible means of enhancing teaching and learning in higher education. Despite the loose … (527 word resource by Marcos Alcocer, School of Biosciences: September 2006).


Mathematics Electronic Learning Environment in Engineering and Science (MELEES).

MELEES is a web-based environment, developed since 2002, to support students who take mathematics modules as a part of their… (301 word resource by Stephen Hibberd et al.: July 2004).


Obstacles and incentives to e-learning by staff in arts and sciences.

E-learning describes the use of the internet and electronic technologies in teaching and learning. E-learning ranges from the … (475 word resource by Marcos Alcocer et al.: January 2006).


Online discussion forums in large group teaching.

Small-group teaching is becoming increasingly rare in the university setting, and anecdotal evidence suggests that this trend is … (476 word resource by Charlotte Bonardi et al.: September 2006).


Podcasting Maths lectures: how and why?

So I understand that you’ve been experimenting with the use of audio podcasting; tell me how that’s gone.…

3 min 2s video by Joel Feinstein, School of Mathematical Sciences (June 2007)


Student response to e-learning resources - a detailed study while teaching an interdisciplinary module.

The main objective of the optional 1 st year module F31AB1 Medical Physics is to provide an introduction for the students to the… (499 word resource by Walter Kockenberger, School of Physics & Astronomy: January 2005).


Using a discussion board to support Maths students.

I understand that you’ve been using WebCT a little bit last year and the feature you’re particularly wanting to …

3 min 10s video by Joel Feinstein, School of Mathematical Sciences (June 2007)


The Vitamins Village: development of a web-based teaching aid.

The Project Outline At present we employ a CAL package (written by Drs Salter and Boorman in the Division) to teach vitamin A to… (477 word resource by John Brameld, School of Biosciences: January 2004).

Faculty of Social Sciences

An appraisal of students' experiences of and attitudes towards electronic learning resources.

The School of Law uses the Blackboard Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for the provision of web based learning resources… (426 word resource by Karen Scott, School of Law: September 2004).


ePioneers project: vodcasting - videoing lectures.

I guess I was thinking about video podcasting and podcasting before the ePioneers project started, and I - at some point just before…

5 min 55s video by Rolf Wiesemes, School of Education (June 2008)


Involving students in large groups: ideas for using interactive handsets.

With second year students there's an element of confidence as well about whether they feel very happy discussing research…

2 min 41s video by Richard Field et al. (June 2007)

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