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In this article, I suggest supporting students through a variety of digital technologies to help achieve the main learning outcome of the module: application of key enterprise processes to the development of a new enterprise proposal.  To achieve this learning outcome, students were asked to generate a business idea that they could develop into a new enterprise proposal for…
This is an example of how to integrate a module fully into a hybrid or online setting using TopHat. Using TopHat, combined with Blackboard and MyMediasite, emphasised active learning and constant student engagement. During the semester, students watched over 200 days of videos and submitted over 100,000 answers to questions.  What did you do? Why did you do…
Due to Covid19 we have all used many more online, self-paced, learning materials over the past year. How do we ensure that the materials we use are relevant, accessible, and add value for students, and are not simply an overload of YouTube videos and similar materials?  The Rapid Review Tool gives a framework for academics to conduct rapid…
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…
How can we make our asynchronous and synchronous teaching more interactive? In December 2020, the TIPS Community celebrated its first Student Engagement Week with events and activities around engaging and interactive teaching and learning. In this post, we have highlighted top tips and tricks shared by colleagues on this week’s asynchronous discussion board and during…
From 15 – 19 February 2021, the TIPS Community is celebrating its second Engagement Week with a series of events and activities around the hot topic of breakout rooms.  What tips and tricks are there to keep learners engaged and the experience positive for everyone in breakout room activities? Throughout this week, there will be several opportunities…