I have been experimenting with using Twitter in my teaching this term at the University of Lincoln, on two separate American studies modules, level one and two respectively. The way this worked was relatively straightforward: I set up individual Twitter accounts for each module and requested that students follow the module account on their alreadyContinue reading Twittering Students – Using Twitter in Teaching Literature
Following on from Tuesday’s opening presentation, Dr. Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo and Dr. Jamie Wood repeated their introduction to Xerte, its potential and its positive reception so far – to learn more about this, please take a look at my previous blog post. This was followed by Dr. Sarah Atkinson and Adam Bailey, of the UniversityContinue reading Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Thursday 26th June.
What do modern Goths have to do with ancient and medieval ones? In the Autumn semester last year, the students on my third year module in History at the University of Lincoln, The Goths: Barbarians through History?, took a closer look at this question. In the first half of the module we looked at the GothsContinue reading Using YouTube to teach ancient identities
We are pleased to announce that we’ll be running two workshops at the University of Lincoln in June as part of our Talking Xerte project. We’re bringing in colleagues from other institutions who have used Xerte to talk about their experiences. We workshops we’ve set up so far are: Life Sciences workshop with Dr Dave Lewis (Faculty ofContinue reading Xerte workshops at Lincoln
For more on this see the post I just made on the Changing Romans blog: GOTHS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. Jamie