Category Archives: Student support and guidance

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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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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Unpicked NSS: Dr Claire Orwin

Dr Orwin analyses the students’ expectations regarding assessment and feedback within her School of Fashion and Textiles, using the NSS questions.  She clearly evaluates the results of her research and the students concerns about assessment and feedback.  They expect clarity of … Continue reading

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Millenium Generation: Lisa Wakefield

Lisa Wakefield discusses the different life experiences and perceptions of reality that current students have compared with those of the teachers. The rapid changes in technology and the impact of social media have affected the expectations of the ‘Now not … Continue reading

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Students Learning Potential and Autonomy: James Fenton

This clip analyses the research undertaken across a few universities including DMU on the concept of student autonomy in learning.  The concepts are applied to EFL teaching with emphasis on the pre-sessional course which led onto full time university courses.  … Continue reading

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Transition to HE for Disabled Students: Tina Sharpe

The clip outlines the support required for the students coming to university, both academically and physically.  It also explains the issues like the difference of the support given by schools compared with university and how to develop the student into … Continue reading

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Transition from FE to HE in Music Technology: Rob Weale

The clip analyses the research carried out by Rob in the Music School with the Music Technology students. This evaluated the transition from FE courses such as BTEC Music Technology and the identification of academic skills gaps of these students. … Continue reading

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Student Experience Café: Dr Debbie Le Play

Dr Le Play analyses the interesting results of her research into the transition of new students in coping with the social, cultural and academic life at University.  She takes her lead from the Commissioned paper ‘Students at the Heart of … Continue reading

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Scenario Based Learning: Annette Crisp

This clip examines the different ways students learn the use of ‘realistic’ simulations and the concepts of gamification which largely suits the current world the students experience.  Using simulations is seen as engaging and motivational for students in gaining new … 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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