Teaching Continuity Preparation
If it becomes impossible to access the University campus in situations where bad weather, transport issues or pandemics start to impact your ability to teach on-campus, this information hub will direct you to the right services, tools and resources to maintain teaching continuity and minimise disruption to your students.
What is hybrid teaching?
In light of the current pandemic the University will be adopting a hybrid approach to teaching.
Training for hybrid teaching
Find out more about tools and approaches for delivering hybrid teaching. This section incudes on-demand tutorials, videos and links to self-enrol courses.
Tips for hybrid teaching
Some top tips to keep in mind when planning changes to your teaching as a result of external circumstances.
Tools for hybrid teaching
Your toolkit for transforming teaching activities from on-campus to a hybrid approach.
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE): Blackboard Learn
Learn is our campus-wide VLE and will be the hub of teaching your course online.
Virtual Classroom for seminars and groupwork
Find out how to use the Virtual Classrooms (Blackboard Collaborate & Zoom) for teaching and group work.
Recording short videos: Media Hopper Create
You may want to record short videos to support your teaching. Find out more about how to do it using Media Hopper Create.
Recording and streaming lectures: Media Hopper Replay
You may want to record (asynchronous) or stream ( synchronous) lectures for your students . Find out more about how to do it using Media Hopper Replay.
Delivering teaching to students overseas - advice on bandwidth and firewalls
Guidance to academics and course designers who are building and running courses to countries with compromised access to materials, web sites and applications.
Pre-recorded media production for teaching continuity
You may want help and support to produce pre-recorded educational videos for your teaching continuity. Find out more about the Educational Media Studio and how you can access or use this service.
Equipment to help improve the quality of your home desktop recording
You may find that additional equipment, such as mics and webcams, will improve the quality when using collaborate tools or recording from a desktop.
Media Hopper Remote Teaching Channel
Teaching Matters remote teaching spotlight series