Category Archives: K2 – Appropriate pedagogic methods for subject

e-Learning in the Faculty of Technology: Jenny Carter

Jenny discusses in detail the Distance Learning MSc IS/ISR that she has devised and developed over a few years.  She explains how she delivers and communicates via the Blackboard platform. She also outlines the use of discussion boards for inter-students … Continue reading

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Work Based Learning: Jackie Martin

Jackie outlines how she supports and assesses the newly qualified Social Workers as they work. (ASYE) The Distance learning resources are all on Blackboard, with the underpinning pedagogic theory of Gibbs and his extended learning cycle which included feelings.  It … Continue reading

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Creative Technologies: Dr Sophy Smith

This is an interesting clip where Dr Smith explains how she engages students from a diverse range of disciplines to engage in transdisciplinary learning for creative technologies. She explains how she works on breaking down discipline barriers to learning different … Continue reading

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Enhanced Learning: Helen Burbidge

Helen outlines how she has used blended –learning in her field of Pattern Cutting to enhance the students learning more effectively. She uses Blackboard to have recorded tutorials, uploads auditory, written and visual resources for students use. The students use … 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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Student Centred Learning Styles and Simulations: Dr Alison Statham

This clip outlines an inspiring example of experiential approaches to understanding theory and practice.  The Experiential and Constructionist learning styles are student centred pedagogic methods which allow the learner to be challenged.  These approaches aim to foster reflective learning and … Continue reading

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The Webinar: Caroline Coles

The innovation, of using an ‘interactive on-line learning’ pedagogic approach to developing Postgraduate Research skills, is supported effectively by Caroline Coles in this presentation. She briefly outlines her pedagogic theory of the Bloom Taxonomy, Biggs, Kolb and Krathwold behind her … Continue reading

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Virtual Scenarios and Inquiry Based Learning: Mark Fowler

In this clip Mark Fowler explains the ‘realistic’ scenarios within the field of Forensic Science.  He underlines the effectiveness of an Inquiry Based Learning approach as an appropriate pedagogic method in this applied scientific field. He explains the benefits to … Continue reading

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Student Centred Professional Skills Development: Dr Jon Waterfield

Within the study of Pharmacy, Jon Waterfield presents his innovation of student centred learning with the interaction with ‘real life’ practitioners. In this competence based pedagogic approach there is the contextualisation of the subject content. It is ‘situated learning’ whereby … Continue reading

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Widening Participation: Dr Angela O’ Sullivan

Angela O’Sullivan strongly illustrates the success of redesigning the content and delivery of a programme to allow for Widening Participation and inclusivity.  She explains that the programme changes to include ‘real life’ scenarios have allowed for a more diverse intake … Continue reading

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