Threshold Concept Videos in American Specialisms – an update

  Outcomes This project successfully enabled academic staff to produce their own threshold concept videos for use by students on the final year English Module, American Specialisms. This module is split in to two halves - American Regionalism with Stephanie Palmer and American Nuclear Literature with Daniel Cordle. They each created a video to introduce  their section of... Continue Reading →

Raising Student Understanding, with Threshold Concept Videos in American Specialisms – a Digital Partners Project

A Digital Partners Action Research Project Aims This project involves the production of a series of short (2-3 minute) threshold concept videos for the final year English Module, American Specialisms, over the course of the 2017/18 academic year. This module is split into two halves, each with multiple sections – American Regionalism with Stephanie Palmer and... Continue Reading →

Supporting Collaborative Team Working – a Digital Partners Project

A Digital Partners Action Research Project Aims The Academic English for NBS team was looking to work together more collaboratively.  The busy Team provides English Support to a large number of International and EU students on a diverse range of courses across the Nottingham Business School at NTU. With an increasing number of students to... Continue Reading →

Black Writing in Britain

Last month was Black History Month, and this year fascinating debates were raised after a group of students from the University of Cambridge made complaints that they could study their whole English Literature degree without ever once reading a non-white writer. This is not the case for English students at NTU, where there has always... Continue Reading →

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