In this post, my colleague Dr Jade Shepherd, Senior Lecturer in Modern History (1800-present) at the University of Lincoln, shares some of the brilliant work that she’s been doing with her students for the past few years on her final-year module. There are some great ideas in here that could easily be adapted in aContinue reading Mad or Bad? Personalised and Collaborative Learning
In this week’s final post from one of the Active Online Reading project’s student researchers, Stefan Szablewski, who is studying History at the University of Nottingham, shares his reflections on his own reading practices – digital and otherwise. ‘Oh, History’ the reply invariably goes, before a furrowing of the brow. ‘That must be a lotContinue reading History – that must be a lot of reading!
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
We’ve just published a number of student-produced Xerte objects on a variety of essay-writing skills at the following pages. Check them out – the students have done a great job! Proofreading your essay: https://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/secondary-sources/essay-writing/proofreading/ Using apostrophes: https://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/secondary-sources/essay-writing/apostrophes/ Style guide for History at University of Lincoln (including bibliographies, footnotes, grammar and presentation): https://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/resources/online-style-guide-for-history-students-at-lincoln/