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 →

LTSU Recommends: 20/10/17

Events We took a look at what’s going on around the University next week to see which might be of particular interest for Arts & Humanities staff. There are two training events being run by Organisational Development this week. Creating interactive resources with Office Mix Tuesday 24 October 2017 (10 am - 12 pm) Some... Continue Reading →

From a Twalk to a Fisit

The story of our first Facebook live visit (or a 'Fisit') in the School of Arts and Humanities. Belonging and community have long been identified as key areas that can impact on retention and engagement in HE especially in the early days of starting a course.  Having redesigned our welcome week to include more community building... Continue Reading →

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