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Public Engagement

A screenshot of a student's digital showcase, with the title "Punishers and Protectors: Angels in Seventeenth Century England"

The Supernatural in Early-Modern Britain Digital Showcase

from Dr Martha McGill

As part of the second-year undergraduate module, The Supernatural in Early-Modern Britain, Dr Martha McGill requires students to work together in groups to create a digital showcase, exploring a specific aspect of the module.

Hellenistic World: Digital Story Telling

from Dr Conor Trainor

For the second-year core module, Hellenistic World, Dr Conor Trainor gives students the option of either a 3-minute digital story telling assignment or an essay-based assessment, which counts for 25% of the module.

Audience-Centric Blogging

from Dr Isabel Fischer

Using scholarly blogging as an assessment tool, Dr Isabel Fischer encourages students to tailor their writing to specific audiences. Dr Fischer uses blogging as part of a two-part assessment in which students are tasked with writing a public-facing blog and internal board papers on the same topic.

Language Learning Video Competitions

from Zhiqiong Chen

As part of a minor language learning initiative (e.g. Chinese, Russian, Japanese and Arabic) at the University of Warwick, Zhiqiong Chen has started the 'Warwick Student's Language Video Competition, where students were invited to submit 3-minute-long videos that would reflect on their appreciation of and reflection on foreign languages and cultures and various aspects of language learning.

Student-Designed Digital Projects for Public Engagement

from Dr Lydia Plath

For her final-year History module ‘Whiteness: An American History’, Dr Lydia Plath split students into groups to complete a student-designed applied assignment, comprising 40% of the overall module mark. Students were tasked with creating something that could educate their chosen audience on the history of Whiteness in America but how they chose to do this was up to them.

Creating Data Entries for a Historical Online Portal as a Digital Assessment

from Professor Michael Scott

Professor Michael Scott uses the Oiko portal projectLink opens in a new window as an optional digital assessment in the recently created 'Ancient Global History module. is an online historical portal that allows users to learn about the multitude of interactions between civilizations in antiquity across an interactive map and timeline.