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Speech writing assignments

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Dr David Moon of the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath describes how he asks his students to write their assignment as a speech rather than an essay, whilst analysing their own rhetorical techniques and processes.

 

Using debates

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Dr David Moon of the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath discusses why and how he uses parliamentary style debates as student activities in his course.

 

Using Wikis for Online Collaboration

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In a project at his previous institution, Fabrizio Gallai from the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath used wikis as a tool for online, cross-year, collaboration between students. In these videos, he shares some of the rationale, what he did and how it went.

Why a Wiki?

Firstly, Fabrizio discusses online collaboration and the choice of a wiki:

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Using Wikis for seminar preparation

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Dr Julie Salaber of the School of Management at the University of Bath discusses how she uses wikis for seminar preparation in her teaching:

If you would like more information, Julie has published a paper on her use of wikis:

Julie Salaber (2014) Facilitating student engagement and collaboration in a large postgraduate course using wiki-based activities, International Journal of Management Education, 12. doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2014.03.006