Category: Digital

Embracing OneNote through Curriculum design – Police Studies Students as co-producers

By Katie Strudwick – Lecturer – School of Social and Political Science – Staff Profile When embarking on the journey of developing new modules in curricula design, as co-ordinators we often face a number of pedagogical questions or ‘dilemmas’. This is my journey as coordinator of a level three optional module Police Studies (within theabout .

Virtual Reality Blacksmith Project

By John Murray(Principal Lecturer – College of Science) – Staff Profile The project Dr Murray and his team, Andrew Cardwell and Liam Wilson, students in Games Computing at the University, received a Heritage Lottery Fund for a Virtual Reality blacksmith project, which aimed to revive the process of traditional blacksmith crafting techniques and craftsmanship forabout .

Pin-ups With Pixels – creating the 21st Century arts crit room

This article explores the importance of the group critique in arts education and how it is evolving through the digital age citing the development of the College of Arts Digital Crit Room at the University of Lincoln. By Gyles Lingwood (Director of Education – College of Arts) – Staff Profile  &Kerry Pinny (Senior Academic Technologist – University ofabout .

Reclaiming the power of PowerPoint – Part 3

Author: Graduate Intern Jamie Mitchell on behalf of Chang Ge Bullet-points Whether you love to see them or hate to see them in presentations, bullet points do have a use. But why not try and repurpose or reformat them to fit more specific purposes? Use tables or diagrams to summarise your key points more clearly. Shapesabout .

Textwall and TitanPad: technological tools with pedagogic value part 2

In March 2017, I delivered a seminar to a group of thirteen first year Fine Art students at Lincoln whose specific intended learning outcomes related to students being able to understand and describe key concepts relating to humour within the field of contemporary art practice; discuss effective communication skills using e-technology; and develop effective argumentative skills. I trialled using TitanPad for the first time in my teaching, as a development of my existing usage of Textwall (which I previously effectively used with the same group of students in a previous seminar).

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Reclaiming the power of PowerPoint – Part 2

By Chang Ge – Lecturer/ Digital Lead – Lincoln International Business School – Staff  Take a look at part 1 of this post for the fundamentals of PowerPoint. Moving forward! With the session well under way and our objectives for creating a good PowerPoint presentation established, we moved onto more of Chang’s top tips: Images Ctr+C & Ctr+V.about .

Skype: technological tools with pedagogic value part 1

My teaching philosophy emphasises experiential learning: 1) the usage of collaborative learning processes and co-learning and 2) reproducing real life in the classroom by incorporating realia (objects from real life used to improve students’ understanding of real life situations). Teaching activities are not displaced from the students’ own life experiences; there is often heavy student engagement in digital technologies.