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Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme Projects for 2017

September 29th, 2017 / 1276 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 / 2466 Views / 0 comment(s)

Stephen Fisher 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, is rigid in its reliance on timetabling. The purpose […]

What is LALT for?

July 26th, 2017 / 3891 Views / 0 comment(s)

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 teaching. We will do this by providing administrative support for staff and student groups exploring areas of learning and teaching, providing […]

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Skype: technological tools with pedagogic value part 1

July 18th, 2017 / 3027 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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