A conversation about the challenges and opportunities of online reading

As part of the Active Online Reading project, Matt East recently conducted an interview with Roy Hanney, Matthew Lea, Paul Stevens, and Martin Hughes from Southampton Solent University about the challenges associated with getting students to read, their approaches to engaging students in reading and how the pandemic affected online reading practices and pedagogies. YouContinue reading A conversation about the challenges and opportunities of online reading

Developing students’ abilities to read primary sources using online tools

How can digital reading tools enable students to develop their ability to read sources collaboratively and critically? In the summer, I published a post on the University of Lincoln Digital education blog about my use of Talis Elevate on a third year module to support student engagement with primary source readings online. I’ve been developing theContinue reading Developing students’ abilities to read primary sources using online tools

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 UK’s #PandemicPedagogy Twitter chat.   Yes! @ULHistory did a survey of student views on post-lockdownContinue reading Reflections on a survey of History students’ experiences of lockdown learning

Results of survey of online teaching in History during lockdown

In a Twitter post last week, I mentioned a survey that we conducted in the School of History and Heritage at the University of Lincoln of staff experiences of teaching in the lockdown context (i.e. a short turnaround move to 100% online delivery). We also did a survey of staff (39 responses, which is AContinue reading Results of survey of online teaching in History during lockdown