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Using Mentimeter to engage students: Scott Paterson – School of Anatomy (video presentation/demo)

Scott used Mentimeter (an online polling tool) in the classroom pre-COVID to engage students and develop a dialogue. With the pivot to online, Scott employed Menti during synchronous webinar teaching to help reduce the “transactional distance” (remoteness) with students. Through Menti, Scott builds a sense of community with his class. A range of feedback options …

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Learning to love Blackboard? Moving the MSc in Epidemiology online during the pandemic

Penny Whiting and Kaitlin Wade met the challenge of moving their MSc programme online during the pandemic. By exploring guides and experimenting with the tools available, as well as attending the BILT Digital Design course, they successfully moved their programmes online using Blackboard, Xerte, Padlet, Mentimeter, YouTube and VideoScribe. Student feedback has been positive, and …

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