- Teaching & Learning Online
How-to guides for a range of digitally-enhanced teaching and learning activities
Would you like to create inclusive and engaging digital learning experiences for your students? These guides provide you with the information needed to develop a variety of learning activities and materials, such as live online sessions, audio and video recordings and online assessments. The guides are grouped under the four strands of ‘Learning Journey’, ‘Content Delivery’, ‘Assessment and Feedback’, and ‘Student Support’.
In addition, you can access training and development through the adapt your teaching for online delivery course on Minerva and OD&PL’s student education development provision. The University has also developed guidance to support students based in China (Word doc) to help manage their specific challenges and has produced the teaching and researching sensitive issues (Word doc), which will be relevant to supporting students based in China. The Digital Accessibility website provides advice for educators and covers topics such as creating accessible documents, captions for online learning, using Blackboard Ally and more.
The University’s approach to teaching for 2022/23 focuses on delivering active and engaging teaching, delivered in-person, and complemented by digital technology where it adds value. In addition, our strategy for the University – Universal Values, Global Change 2020-2030, charts a course for the University for the next 10 years and includes our student education strategy 2020-2030.
Provide students with a clear picture of their learning from the onset of teaching. Use these guides to plan and communicate your teaching with students.
Produce engaging and inclusive digital content, e.g. audio and video, digital activities for groups and interactive virtual classrooms.
Plan and deliver a variety of summative and formative online assessments.
Gain feedback from your students to ensure that they are supported throughout their learning.
To ensure quality of student experience, make sure you are aware of important institutional policies, along with other key documents.
Copyright and relevant policies – Information about copyright, intellectual property and the University’s Audio and Video Recording Policy.