TIPS Blog

The TIPS Blog is a collection of short articles written by colleagues, sharing examples of their teaching practice. Each article outlines a teaching intervention, explains the design rationale, evaluates impact and suggests how these could be used and adapted by others.

Anyone involved in teaching at the University can share their examples of practice, click below to learn how to submit an article to the TIPS Blog.

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Post Categories: Student Experience | Tools for Teaching | Developing Others | Design for Delivery

This article suggests a method for improving student engagement and criticality through generating paired peer feedback in breakout rooms.  What did you do? Why did you do it?    This activity made use of Flipgrid, a video recording software which is an office 365 app and available as an optional tab on Teams.  Prior to the live…
This video is about how to create pre-recorded audiovisual resources (podcasts and videos) for teaching.  I will explain the process for a recent guest podcast I created, and give some advice on how to manage the process, which will be widely applicable.  View the video in MSstream here. What did you do? Why did you…
I lead a large (130+ students) module which involves students working in groups of 4-5 in an online business simulation. One component of the assessment is a 30% individual reflection on the process (not outcomes) of working in a group.  This resource describes the approach to structuring the reflection and how it was assessed.  What…
This blog article shows you how to facilitate engaging and equitable group work by naming and explaining some principles, or ‘moves’ from spontaneous improvisation. These mechanise and demystify the experience of exploratory talk, giving everyone the same conversational tools regardless of perceived shyness or other such challenges.    What did you do? Why did you do it?  …