Tag Archives: Theory and practice

Research Informed Teaching & Learning: Dr Valeria Guarneros-Meza

Valeria reflects on her own transition from researcher to teacher of Politics. She has embedded the pedagogic method  of Inquiry Based Learning into her teaching.  This enables her to develop a research informed approach to an academic subject, allowing the … Continue reading

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Students organising the Cultural Exchanges Festival: Tony Graves

The speaker will outline how the experience of organising this annual festival equips Arts and Festivals Management students with practical skills that translate directly into enhancing their employability within the sector.

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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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Simulated Practice and Changes in Assessment: Nikki Welyczko

In this clip Nikki discusses the transformation of the student learning experience through the use of simulated practice and reflective self and peer assessment.  She uses simulations to integrate theory and practice, and skills can be developed in a safe … Continue reading

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Work Based Learning: Jackie Martin

Jackie outlines how she supports and assesses the newly qualified Social Workers as they work. (ASYE) The Distance learning resources are all on Blackboard, with the underpinning pedagogic theory of Gibbs and his extended learning cycle which included feelings.  It … 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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Student Centred Learning Styles and Simulations: Dr Alison Statham

This clip outlines an inspiring example of experiential approaches to understanding theory and practice.  The Experiential and Constructionist learning styles are student centred pedagogic methods which allow the learner to be challenged.  These approaches aim to foster reflective learning and … Continue reading

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Virtual Learning Environment ‘HIGH STREET’: Dr Abigail Moriarty

The development of High Street as a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to supporting the learning in applying theoretical concepts to clinical practice.

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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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