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 of education are being met.’ (Edutopia, 2008) The centrality of assessment to learning in higherContinue reading Pandemic Pedagogy – Beyond essays and exams: changing the rules of the assessment game

5 repositories for online pedagogic resources

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been collecting resources that I’ve come across on social media and elsewhere. These 5 websites all offer really useful collections of resources and advice on approaches to teaching and learning during the pandemic: Crowd sourced advice on online teaching during the pandemic: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yBE1cCqJ_4M-JZ62K4CefmYsZugqAWkGmZmdwESt0IM/edit# A list of resources for/ approachesContinue reading 5 repositories for online pedagogic resources

Working with the British Library’s Digital Content, Data and Services in your Research and Teaching (University of Lincoln)

Working with the British Library’s Digital Content, Data and Services in your Research and Teaching (University of Lincoln) Organised by British Library Labs, History UK, and the School of History and Heritage at the University of Lincoln as part of the British Library Labs Roadshow (2018). To register for this free event, follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/working-with-the-british-librarys-digital-content-data-and-services-for-your-research-university-of-tickets-44675592901Continue reading Working with the British Library’s Digital Content, Data and Services in your Research and Teaching (University of Lincoln)

Another publication about Making Digital History project

  Another publication about Making Digital History, specifically about the use of Xerte to develop students’ capabilities in creativity, is now available. It was produced in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Salford and can be accessed here: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/35385/ Reference: Kutar, MS, Griffiths, M and Wood, J 2015, Ecstasi project : Using technology toContinue reading Another publication about Making Digital History project

Making Digital History publications from Lincoln

Over the past few months we have published two articles in edited collections on the digital history teaching that we’ve been doing at Lincoln over the past couple of years: Making Medieval History digitally at the University of Lincoln (J. Wood and A. Liuzzo Scorpo), in L. Thomas, ed., Compendium of effective practice in directed independentContinue reading Making Digital History publications from Lincoln