Tag Archives: Student support

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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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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Students’ Perspectives on Employability: Amie Chapman

Actions, initiatives and approaches of De Montfort Students’ Union in addressing the employability of students.

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Placement success through partnership: Sam Dalby, Gemma Harris, Robin Kaur and Nicola Johnson

Work Based Learning Officers from each Faculty give examples of diverse collaborations with academic staff to support placement opportunities.

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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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International students expectations: Aaron Toogood

This research analysed the reasons for expansion in the numbers of International Students entering HE courses and evaluated the issues involved in ensuring success for this group. The research involved finding out the expectations before and during the university experience. … 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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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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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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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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