Tag Archives: Student centred

Peer Mentoring and Peer Learning: Jason Eyre and William Murithi

This clip evaluates the effectiveness of the pedagogic approach of students, whereby students work together in a number of ways to enhance each- others learning.  Jason and William identify and evaluate studies and the academic support for the use of … Continue reading

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Delivering Student Conferences: Avril Buchanan and Louise Buckingham

Avril and Louise explained the reasons for and benefits to students learning for the development of academic skills.  After evaluation of student feedback and communications they decided to develop a conference with a variety of skills for academic success, whereby … Continue reading

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Dyslexic Learners: Julie Lowe

Julie discusses the importance of supporting students at DMU as the university has a high proportion of students with learning differences. She evaluates the importance of inclusivity at DMU especially in the regard to the government changes in funding to … Continue reading

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High Street the VLE Community: Dr Rob Weale & Bernadette Gregory

Rob discusses the technical development of High Street as a Virtual Learning Environment built within Blackboard platform. It is a flexible tool that can be continually adapted to include updates in the field of the NHS and Social Welfare. The … 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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Triad of Understanding: Jackie Martin

This clip gives an evaluation of the experiences of people with Asperger’s Syndrome, involving a group of co-researchers with Asperger’s syndrome. It offers an interesting insight into the challenges of that young people with Asperger’s syndrome face and this can … 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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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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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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Using Wiki and Blogs: Ros Lishman

In this clip Ros Lishman explains assessment via e-portfolio development for Housing practitioners.  Descriptive and reflective writing skills progress with on-line interaction with tutors.  She emphasises the importance of the use of transferable skills and the benefits of the ability … Continue reading

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