Category Archives: K4 – Appropriate use of technology in learning

Simulated Practice and Changes in Assessment: Nikki Welyczko

In this clip Nikki discusses the transformation of the student learning experience through the use of simulated practice and reflective self and peer assessment.  She uses simulations to integrate theory and practice, and skills can be developed in a safe … 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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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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Mind the gap: Heather Conboy

Heather evaluates the use of Data analysis in terms of improving student engagement and staff interaction with their progress. She identifies that learning analytics which monitor journey through a course can support student understanding themselves as independent learners.  She warns … Continue reading

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Getting Nowhere Syndrome: The challenge of the midway point for Postgraduate Research Students and how we can support them: Melanie Petch

Melanie evaluates the challenges faced in supporting PhD students through the journey of their first idea until the reality of their finished work. She reflects on the massive academic and emotional challenges of the process and concludes that a more … Continue reading

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The art of distant reading: Gabriel Egan

This is an interesting reflection on the changes in teaching English Literacy studies. He raises the problems of teaching the evaluation of texts in the digital age. Gabriel identifies challenges to teaching and learning by suggesting the use of digital … Continue reading

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Supporting You, Supporting Yours: Zoe Allman

This Teaching Innovation Project (TIP) focused on the use of  academic learning support for the DMU students. It looked into the success of online services in the form of CLaSS and MLU and found that was used by a diverse … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Tips: Joanne Bacon, Ian Pettit

This clip is an evaluation of the requirements of DL students. Joanne identifies how to manage the expectations of DL students from an academic point of view. She emphasises the necessity for clarity of course expectations of the students and … Continue reading

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Information Literacies and Professional Students: Ros Lishman

Ros Lishman outlines the importance of effective Information Literacies in enhancing the knowledge and skills of professional students. It is clear that effective on line resources and support for part time students who are enhancing their work skills and personal … 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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