Category Archives: A1 – Design and plan programmes of study

Research Informed Teaching & Learning: Dr Valeria Guarneros-Meza

Valeria reflects on her own transition from researcher to teacher of Politics. She has embedded the pedagogic method  of Inquiry Based Learning into her teaching.  This enables her to develop a research informed approach to an academic subject, allowing the … Continue reading

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Threshold Concepts: Rachel Wells

Rachel reflects on the barriers to learning challenging language and use of knowledge in the stressful profession of Midwifery. She discusses the use of Experiential Learning in a safe environment in developing student progress over Thresholds to enable Transformative learning. … Continue reading

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Teaching and Assessing Troublesome Knowledge: Dr Nicola Ward

Dr Ward reflects on the challenges of teaching a subject that students do not immediately see as relevant to their chosen path of study and future profession in Pharmacy.  Being mindful of the diverse student group and the diverse client … Continue reading

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Harnessing Student Potential: Dr Jess Hall

This is a clip reflecting on the way to make a lecture more effective for students.  Jess discusses how to promote an interaction and engagement with students in a large lecture environment. For example she looks as scaffolding knowledge and … Continue reading

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Fostering Intrinsic Motivation in Students: Bernadette Waldron

Bernadette reflects on fostering intrinsic motivation of nursing students, through Active and Experiential Learning.  She discusses the use of Emotional Intelligence methodology to develop their professional skills within the sensitive world of nursing. She discusses how she has changed her … Continue reading

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Fostering Compassion, Courage and Compassion in Mental Health Nursing Students: Barry Farnsworth

This is a useful clip of the development of Barry’s approach to students studying the sensitive work of Mental Health Nursing. He evaluates the characteristics students need to develop to be able to be effective practitioners in the field. This … Continue reading

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Work based Practice Nursing Learning and Teaching: Allison Brindley

This is an excellent evaluation of Alison’s professional development through taking the PGCert in HE at DMU. Alison has enhanced her delivery of updating the work of Practice Nurses in doctors’ surgeries. Through her participation in the PGCert in HE … Continue reading

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Assessment & Feedback e Grid and Lecture Capture: Matthew Dean

Dialogues of communication between the teacher and student have been enhanced via the e Grids used within Matthew’s courses.  This on-line method enables students to receive faster formative assessment feedback and encourages greater reflection and communication on progress. It enables … Continue reading

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Visual Learning: Julia Reeve

Julia illustrates how the creative art students develop the academic writing and critical awareness through the Writing Pad blogging and the Reframing Research techniques. These methods allow a deeper engagement by the students to overcome  barriers to learning relating to … Continue reading

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Student Engagement and Employability: Alasdair Blair

This is useful resource as Alasdair Blair clearly identifies how he successfully covers the UKPSF criteria in terms: of initiating programme changes; placing student needs at the centre of these changes; using appropriate technology as a tool; using scholarly support … Continue reading

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