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Improving Online Marking & Feedback: Project Update (July 2016)

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During the last two weeks, an online survey was released targeting postgraduate students, academic staff and professors from different departments across the Management School. So far there has been a great response. 50 students answered the survey, 30 professors, and 10 from the staff department. Some interesting results: Students believe that there should be a […]

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Finding out student social media habits: Project Update July 2016

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Jed’s July update on the ‘Social Media to improve Employability’ project: The first step of the e-learning project involved designing and implementing a questionnaire to examine BLS students’ social media usage habits. This survey is currently receiving its finishing touches in the programme Qualtrics and will be distributed among 2nd year BLS students as soon […]

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Social media to develop employability: Project aims

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General aims Social media will be used to enable students to share their degree experiences with others. This project is designed to develop students’ breadth of knowledge, writing skills, employability skills and awareness of careers. This will be run by the students, for the students.  The Biomedical Life Sciences (BLS) blog may enable students to […]

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Improving Student Access to the University Research Community: Project Update (June 2016)

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Salomé Villa Larenas has been working with the Department of Linguistics and English Language on evaluating how digital conferencing systems can be used to simplify access to, and support increased PGR participation in learning. Here is the update from Salomé: We have trialled Skype for Business with: 2 research groups (several sessions) 1 poster session […]

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Supporting Study Abroad: Project Update (June 2016)

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Zak Varty, is working with Stephen Power (the Maths & Stats Study Abroad Coordinator) to develop a dedicated Moodle page with a range of content for study abroad students in his department. He hopes students will use it to discover what to expect from a year abroad at a Partner University. Zak’s update: Things have […]

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Developing Online Learning with Engaging Content (LING200 Update June 2016)

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Carolina Perez is working with Professor Alison Sealey to improve the effectiveness of LING200 by developing a web page with engaging content that will act as the go-to place for information, advice and development of the skills students need for their dissertation. Here is an update from Carolina on progress so far. What have you […]

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