Author Archives: Jamie Wood

An interview with Charles West – Using Wikipedia to Teach Medieval History and Digital Literacy

The Making Digital History project is particularly concerned with approaches to teaching history online that involve students in constructing things for themselves (including their own knowledge and understanding via more ‘traditional’ text-based approaches) in digital spaces and sharing the results … Continue reading

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Pandemic Pedagogy – Beyond essays and exams: changing the rules of the assessment game

This post is part of History UK’s Pandemic Pedagogy project. For more about the initiative, follow HUK’s blog and Twitter feed. Assessment, carrots and sticks ‘Assessment is an integral part of instruction, as it determines whether or not the goals … Continue reading

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Pandemic Pedagogy – Redesigning for online teaching, or Why learning objectives aren’t a waste of time

This post is part of History UK’s Pandemic Pedagogy project. For more about the initiative, follow HUK’s blog and Twitter feed. In this post I want to spend a little bit of time thinking in quite general terms about the … Continue reading

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Reflections on a survey of History students’ experiences of lockdown learning

Last month, alongside our survey of staff experiences of teaching during lockdown, we surveyed UG and PGT students in the School of History and Heritage at the University of Lincoln. I mentioned this a couple of weeks ago in History … Continue reading

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Making online teaching more accessible: 5 useful resources

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve come across a number of useful (and generally short) resources on making online teaching and learning more accessible and equitable. Here are 5 that I’ve found particularly useful. They range from suggestions about … Continue reading

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