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... 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 →

Digital Partners

New for 17/18 is the launch of the Digital Partners action research projects. Each member of the LTSU team is taking a specific learning and teaching challenge and working with an, or a team of, academics to explore the issue and provide a solution. As the projects are action research there will be evaluation 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 →

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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 →

Can I use that image?

Do you ever find yourself wanting to use an image in your learning materials, but feel unsure about whether you can use it legally? It may be tempting to simply do a Google image search, find something you like, and use it. But this can run the risk of copyright infringement. When searching online for images... Continue Reading →

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