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Gary Fairclough

Online Assessment for language grammar tests

Example moodle assessment

Marta Muntoni set out at the beginning of this process hoping to produce an online assessment tool for languages grammar tests. The tool, she had hoped, would allow students to get near immediate feedback on their grammar tests that would also contribute towards their University credits. Unfortunately for Marta, technology in this instance was not […]

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Shrimping Clocks

The teaching of computer science in schools has taken on far greater importance in recent years as teachers and the education sector recognise the importance it offers for young people in future careers. Cefn Hoile has been involved in this for a number of years with the Shrimp, a piece of Arduino compatible open source […]

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Developing LING 200: Project Update – May 2016

LING 200 Module detail

The LING 200 course is intended to prepare second year students to equip them with the skills needed for their third year dissertation.  The course, although valuable, holds no credit points and it has been argued that the course would benefit from greater digital adaptation to encourage uptake from the students. Carolina Perez and Professor […]

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Digital Skills

Helen Wilding and her fellow part-time distance research students are aiming to identify the digital skills that would aid current and future distance health research students. This project involved looking at the software available from the University and the skills necessary to get the most out of the tools available. Helen and her colleagues made […]

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Applying digital skills to historic study

James Perry’s Digital History project aimed to develop the understanding of both students and staff on how digital tools and approaches can be used in historical study.  To achieve this James planned a series of interactive events, hoping to include collaborations with other digital history institutions. In order to maximise engagement with the subject James […]

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Digital Fluency

The days of children sitting round a TV and watching for hours on end are over according to a recent report. Instead the new generation of tech-savvy children are now spending more time browsing the internet and watching videos on YouTube. For many people this will hardly be news, computers have become more and more […]

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