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Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme Projects for 2017

September 29th, 2017 / 4091 Views / 0 comment(s)

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme (UROS) is the University’s flagship student engagement initiative. It is designed to give students funding to undertake collaborative research during the summer with University academics. UROS projects often investigate real world issues and are used by students as opportunities to research beyond the curriculum. 2017 heralded the largest UROS portfolio […]

The Emerging Realities of Digital Education – Exploring new dimensions

September 6th, 2017 / 4301 Views / 0 comment(s)

By Stephen Fisher (Learning Adviser – Digital Media & Design) – Staff Profile With the popularisation of mobile phones and on the go media, why is it that classroom-based education is somewhat reluctant to change? We can access help, support and tutorials at any time of the day and night yet education, as with many jobs, […]

What is LALT for?

July 26th, 2017 / 4793 Views / 0 comment(s)

By Garry Wilson (Principal Lecturer – College of Social Science – Dean of the Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching) – Staff Profile The purpose of LALT is to share and develop the practice of the membership (all academic staff and support staff involved in Learning and Teaching) by collating and sharing best practice in learning and […]

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Skype: technological tools with pedagogic value part 1

July 18th, 2017 / 3427 Views / 0 comment(s)

My teaching philosophy emphasises experiential learning: 1) the usage of collaborative learning processes and co-learning and 2) reproducing real life in the classroom by incorporating realia (objects from real life used to improve students’ understanding of real life situations). Teaching activities are not displaced from the students’ own life experiences; there is often heavy student engagement in digital technologies.

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