Tag Archives: Academic skills support

Students Translating the Triad: Zainab Yusuf

Zainab produced a video of students’ opinions of their own learning experiences and preferred teaching methods.  They answer a series of questions posed by Zainab which result in illustrating a range of opinions of approaches but overall they flourish with … 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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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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Why do we have to do it like this?: Jason Eyre

Jason is reflecting on the academic study skills of referencing.  His research focuses on the academic staff and their approaches to referencing, whereby he has found that there are specific sets of rules associated with different disciplines. This is particularly … 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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Good Academic Practice: Annie Britton

Annie Britton explains her approach to supporting the development of academic study and presentation skills within the Business and Law faculty.  She has developed a useful set of materials with a student centred approach which address good academic practice for … Continue reading

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Visual Learners: Kaye Towlson

This project identified and trialed selected pedagogic techniques aimed at enabling visual learners to engage with predominantly textual material and subjects. Techniques included classroom environment, information delivery, use of knowledge /material, and assessment format. They were explored through extra curricula … Continue reading

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Increasing Art & Design students’ engagement with written assignments: Julia Reeve

The project focuses on kinaesthetic and visual learning and teaching strategies, inspired by the work of the Writing PAD network.

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