Tag Archives: Student engagement

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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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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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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Harnessing Student Potential: Dr Jess Hall

This is a clip reflecting on the way to make a lecture more effective for students.  Jess discusses how to promote an interaction and engagement with students in a large lecture environment. For example she looks as scaffolding knowledge and … Continue reading

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Assessment & Feedback e Grid and Lecture Capture: Matthew Dean

Dialogues of communication between the teacher and student have been enhanced via the e Grids used within Matthew’s courses.  This on-line method enables students to receive faster formative assessment feedback and encourages greater reflection and communication on progress. It enables … 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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Making Effective use of Alumni: Lara Burton

Feedback from students tells us that they find engagement with alumni to be highly interesting, motivating and inspiring–over and above other types of speakers. This talk presents ways to engage with alumni for the benefit of current students’ employability.

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Employability in Psychology: Lee Hadlington

This presentation will outline the key components of a compulsory final year module in Employability, developed for Psychology students in 2010. Key challenges and plans for future development will also be explored.

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The Fox’s Lair: Edwina Goodwin

The founder of Fox’s Lair discusses the success of this innovative module where students develop creative ideas in teams and pitch these to the Foxes, a mix of entrepreneurial business people with experience in a huge variety of sectors who … 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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