Does the competitive nature of a game help to improve student knowledge retention? Dr Alessio Iannetti investigated this and shares the results in this case study.
Faculty Futures engages with local schools to become a familiar, friendly face to students who might not consider university as an option available to them. Dr Darren Kelsey gives more information about the design and delivery of this interdisciplinary programme.
This interdisciplinary approach to a flipped classroom gets students creating, engaged and sharing knowledge using short videos.
The School of Dental Sciences have created an effective learning community giving students across stages and programmes the opportunity to work together and learn from each other.
Virtual exchanges can support internationalisation of curricula as well as developing a range of skills that students might need to live and work internationally. This collaborative case study covers the who, how and why of incorporating virtual exchanges into the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.
Creativity and Innovation challenges are interactive, intensive, competitive student events that the Enterprise Team run with a variety of disciplines. Students are put into teams and presented with the opportunity to work collaboratively on a real life ‘problem’ that they need to solve through developing a product, service or intervention. Read on to find out what happened in Combined Honours…
INTO foundation students engage with primary sources as part of their British Culture module. Read more about how this approach gives students confidence for independent archival research.
Students studying HIS3212 : Reconstruction and the New South, 1865-1914 are asked to find their own primary resources resulting in a variety of resources and a number of new insights.
Archaeology students submit an formative piece, “What will I get from my degree?” near the start of Semester 1. Find out more from Dr James Gerrard in this Case Study.
Dr James Gerrard used formative tests with postgraduate students which helps to encourage engagement with resources and contributes to better summative assessment grades.