News

Browse the latest news and events from across the Student Education Development team below. You can also follow OD&PL on Twitter @UniLeedsODPL.

The TIPS blog: Read blog posts from the TIPS Community, a network for teaching and support staff with the aim of collecting and sharing examples of effective practice.

This example describes how we approached the transition to online learning and teaching with first and second-year undergraduates in cohorts of 150-190 students in Civil Engineering, taught both at Leeds and at Southwest Jiatong University. The online education approach adopted For two undergraduate Maths & Modelling modules of 160-180 students each (at level 1 and…
This example describes the weekly schedule of activities developed for a group of second-year undergraduates with reflections on ensuring student engagement and maintaining a personal feel and connection with students in online teaching. The online education approach adopted Each week, students can typically expect the following activities: Session 0: preparation activity, such as a set…
This example describes an approach used in a module for first-year undergraduates with reflections on the positive benefits for students and the impact on teaching practices. The online education approach adopted In our re-design, we have adopted a hybrid approach using Student Centred Active Learning and the ABC method. The module was split into units with clear learning…
This example describes a collaboration between the Library’s Research Support and Learning Services Teams to transfer ‘Shut Up and Write’ face-to-face workshops to online provision and reflect on the resulting increased participant interaction and improved accessibility. The online education approach adopted At the start of lockdown, we began running our popular ‘Shut up and Write’…
This example describes an approach used in a module for first-year undergraduates with reflections on the positive benefits for students and the impact on teaching practices. The online education approach adopted In our re-design, we have adopted a hybrid approach using Student Centred Active Learning and the ABC method. The module was split into units with clear learning…
This example describes how we can stay in touch and keep our staff-student community alive and vibrant online. It summarises how we have offered support to our final year undergraduate students during and beyond lockdown and graduation. The online education approach adopted: During the spring 2020 lockdown, I maintained frequent contact with students via email…
This example describes an approach used in two compulsory undergraduate modules – one with second years and one for finalists – with reflections on the positive benefits for students and impact on teaching practices. The online education approach adopted This approach provided a clear structure tied together with a weekly learning journey/narrative and sequential appearance…
This video demonstrates the use of some free open broadcasting software, Open Broadcasting Studio, to create recorded composite video lectures without editing. The software allows you to put together audio, video and image sources very simply and switch between several different formats live. The aim of this video is to encourage you to try to capture lectures…
In July at LITE, we re-launched our popular Share, Adopt, Adapt workshops with a focus upon sharing experiences, techniques and strategies relevant for online teaching online. Run in conjunction with the TIPS Community, the sessions have not only played an important role in promoting best practice at the University but have promoted a sense of…