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This collection of images can be used to support teaching or research about Muslims in Britain.
A collection of resources to support RS tutors in providing feedback to students and activities for students to work on tutor feedback.
This collection provides a place to locate materials relating to Islamic Studies.
This form encourages students to engage with tutor feedback on their work by taking them through a range of activities to unpack, and then act on, tutor feedback.
Slides to introduce a range of strategies for students to get more out of tutor feedback on their work.
Workshop for staff to explore strategies to help students get more out of tutor feedback. Activities are in the PowerPoint, as well as links to a webfolio with additional materials.
PowerPoint with links to explore strategies to help students get more out of tutor feedback on their work. Look for other files in the collection to support the session.
Resources from the PRS conference, July 2010, on the theme of 'Courting Controversy.' Theoretical papers and practical classroom sessions.
PowerPoint to support workshop at Institutional Research in Higher Education conference, Dublin June 2010.
PowerPoint for PRS conference on issues around field visits, and the way iPods and Faith Guiding initiatives can address pitfalls.
Feedback form with an explanation of the nature and purpose of each section, intended for students.
Collection brings together a range of resources for use by staff to help students get more out of tutor feedback on their work.
This PowerPoint sets out a range of strategies that can be used to help students get more out of tutor feedback on their work. This was used for workshops at the 2010 Higher Education Academy conference and HEIR 2010 (Higher Education Institutional Research.)
PowerPoint to support session on Western studies of the Prophet Muhammad, introduces a range of critical studies.
PowerPoint to support teaching about mosques in the local community.
PowerPoint to identify key features of a large purpose built mosque.
images in a PowerPoint to show features of a mosque concerned with funerary practices. Used with undergraduate Religious Studies students.
PowerPoint to support presentation on use of iPods in field visits.
collection of materials about Dr Ambedkar Buddha Vihara in Wolverhampton.
Range of resources for Sikhism, original use for Religious Studies. They could be used to explore aspects of Sikh philosophy, or to understand a local religious community.
This provides an example of an assessed task for students. They are able to see the feedback proforma to be used, with a marked example. Whilst this form is specific to this task, it could be adapted for other uses, to prepare students for the feedback they will receive on their work.
Collection of materials on the Dr Ambedkar Buddha Vihara in Wolverhampton. Mostly images, but also a MP4 audio tour, and a PowerPoint.
This picture presents the engraving of Ambedkar's motto: educate, agitate and organise.
Picture of Dr Ambedkar found within the Shrine Room.
Picture showing the statue of Dr Ambedkar.
Picture of the outside of the Buddha Vihara in Wolverhampton dedicated to Dr Ambedkar.
This is a picture of the bust of Dr Ambedkar, in the vihara in Wolverhampton founded by his followers.
This image shows the outside of the Manchester Jewish Museum. The building was originally built as a Sephardi Synagogue, so is more ornate than the usual Ashkenazi style of synagogue that most synagogues in the UK follow.
Picture of the sanctuary in a progressive synagogue. (Birmingham Progressive Synagogue built in 1930s, now demolished.)
Picture of the sanctuary at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue (now demolished). Note the position of the bimah in a Progressive synagogue, as part of the platform in front of the ark.
Image of the inside of the dome at Wolverhampton Central Mosque, showing calligraphy.
Image of security arrangement at synagogue, intercom to gain entrance.
Image of the outside of the new progressive synagogue.
This short video explores the history and key features of a purpose built synagogue in Wolverhampton.
This collection brings together a range of files, PowerPoints, images and videos on Christian places of worship in Wolverhampton.
The PowerPoint contains details about the font in The Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Wolverhampton. The video extract presents the history of the font and explains the symbolism of sections.
This collection holds a range of resources about Islam and Muslims in Wolverhampton.
This PowerPoint provides a range of images from the AMEZ (African Methodist Episcopal Zion) Church in Wolverhampton. This is a Black-Led church founded in the UK in the late 1960s.
This PowerPoint provides a range of images from a field visit to the Central Mosque. This is used within Religious Studies to explore aspects of Islam in the local community.
This PowerPoint provides information about mosques in Wolverhampton, with maps showing their location and pictures of mosques. This could be used to introduce aspects of Islam and mosques within Religous or cultural studies.
This PowerPoint introduces a range of issues about the commemoration on the Holocaust. It is used with first year History and Religious Studies students to explore reasons why there are so many memorial days.
Link to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust website, with the 2010 theme 'The legacy of hope' to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on 27th January 1945.
This collection brings together a range of materials relating to Jews and Judaism. They are specifically relevant to studies within Religious Studies, but may also be of use for History and Literary studies that relate to Jews and/ or Judaism.
This short quiz encourages students to think about their knowledge of Jews and Judaism at the start of their module on Judaism. It could be used within Religious Studies modules on world religions, or in other subjects when they touch on Jewish topics.
This exercise is used with first year Religious Studies students on the Judaism module. They are required to complete a book review, the first part of which is to undertake a CARS check on the author. The exercise includes two examples of CARS author checks to help develop their understanding of the task.
This short English Heritage video is part of the 'Our Faith Buildings' project from 2005. In this extract Deirdre Burke explains aspects of the history and architecture of the synagogue.
This is a short video of a reading from the Adi Granth in the Ramgharia Board gurdwara in Wolverhampton.
This collection contains a range of resources which aim to help students get more out of tutor feedback on their work. This is suitable for all undergraduate students in any subject area.
This collection is built around the 'GLO test' zip file for the 'Beasts of Belsen' newsfilm archive. The learning object in the Glo test provides the context for the Bergen Belsen Trial and explores issues about the newsfilm account. This item is suitable for students who are interested in the Holocaust and will take about twenty minutes to complete, with multiple choice questions closing the learning.
Single webfolio page to help students develop their introduction to an essay. The page contains a summary of key points and links to materials to see exemplars and tutorials on writing introductions.
poster providing an overview of the features of Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara
Poster which summarises results from the use of iPods for field visits in Religious Studies project.
Exercise to help students use tutor feedback, by encouraging them to record details from tutor feedback for a whole semester/ year. The form encourages students to record the things feedback has identified they do well, and also to identify the areas for development. This synoptic overview helps students to see patterns in their feedback so they can take actions to improve their future learning.
This tour enables students to explore the church in their own time and pace, providing a structure and details about the items in the church. The tour can be loaded on to MP4 players.
This resource is based around a newsfilm archive item 'The Beasts of Belsen,' using the GLO maker to develop interactive activities for students.
Form for students to help them get more out of tutor feedback on their work.
This 'treasure hunt' asks students to find out information from the urls provided.
This collection provides a range of materials about places of worship, descriptions, reports, activities, as well as images, audio and video files.