LTI are holding a show and tell event with academics from various departments on Thursday 30 April, 12:00-13:45 in NAB.2.14.  Presenters will discuss their individual experiences of allowing students to create and share subject related materials. An outline of some of the projects can be viewed below:

Dr Peter Manning – Department of Sociology

The Social Construction of Human Rights Violations: e-Bricolage Project’ – MSc Human Rights course.

Dr Manning asked students to work in groups of five or six to produce and curate digital resources to demonstrate a social construction of a human rights violation of their choice.  They were then required to present and explain the ebricolage.  The interactive resources produced by the students were then made available as a resource for exam revision and essay preparation.

Dr Hyun-Jung Lee – Department of Management

ID419 & MG463 – Group projects

Dr Hyun-Jung Lee gave students the option of producing a video to accompany their group presentations on cross cultural management.

Siva Thambissetty – Department of Law

LL251, Intellectual Property Law – The Remix and Copyright Infringement” project

Siva Thambissetty gave students the option to submit a short video (under 5 minutes); or series of images presented on Prezi or Slide Share that explains an aspect of copyright infringement.

Dr Catherine Hua Xiang – Language Centre

LN808 and LN814

Dr Hua Xiang applied for one of the LTI students as producers grant kits so that students on Mandarin Chinese courses could work on a collaboratively to produce news reports on a global event or produce an interview on a current issue topic.  Students were required to film themselves speaking Manderin Chinese and then apply English subtitles to the finished project.

Dr Bill Callahan – Department of International Relations

IR318 – Visual International Politics

Dr Callahan’s IR318 course asked students to work in small groups to produce, film and edit their own documentaries.

Sarah Patterson – Department of Law

LL4AK – Insolvency Law: Company Liquidation and Stakeholder Interests

Sarah Patterson used the Moodle Wiki and workshop tool to get students to write collaboratively.

You can reserve a place at the show and tell event via the online training system.

More details about “Students as producers” can be found on our blog.  If you are interested in applying for a LTI grant to try out some students as producers take a look at our blog page and padlet for some ideas: