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Project Update: Establishing requirements for digital aids to language learning (in DELC)

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by Larissa Webster Finding out staff and student opinions – Questionnaire Despite already having a direction in mind for the implementation of our project  – digital aids to the oral/aural part of language-learning in DELC (see our project outline), I decided that it would still be useful, and of interest, to gather student and staff […]

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Phase 2 – Creating a structure for an online course

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As discussed in the previous blog, the ambassadors chose FutureLearn to be a potential online platform for the project. Now that an online platform has been identified, the next stage is to come up with a structure/skeleton for the online resources relating to family business education. The main purpose is to come up with an […]

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Case Study: DSGE Model Interface

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Overview Liyao Dong has worked with her academic Will Tayler on developing training for the Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model which is used to explain the effect of economic policy on the behaviour of agents and the dynamics of the economy as a whole. It’s one of the most popular macro-economic models in recent […]

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Case Study: Enhancing Moodle Accessibility

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Manish along with Rebecca Marsden, Ann-Marie Houghton and Sue Cranmer from the Educational Research Department set out to identify best practices for adding materials onto Moodle in the ‘Enhancing Moodle Accessibility’ project.  This was urgently needed given that students and staff access Moodle from a range of web-enabled devices and staff may not know how […]

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Case Study: Student Registration and Attendance Monitoring

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During the final year of her Biomedical Science undergraduate degree, Amy Amira worked on a pilot project carried out by Lancaster University Information Systems Services (ISS) in monitoring the attendance of students from three separate degree modules, namely a Computer Science (SCC) module, an Accounting and Finance (ACF) module as well as a Philosophy, Politics […]

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Project Outcome: Online Marking Scoping Project

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  As access to technology increases and the use of online learning tools have been progressively incorporated into the education environment, Lancaster University has made the exploitation of digital technologies a main goal for the upcoming years. One of these goals involves understanding how academics, staff and students engage with online marking and feedback systems […]

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Case Study: Social Media to Develop Employability

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Overview This project aimed to set up a social media site and student editorial board where first year Biomedical and Life Sciences (BLS) students could contribute to forum posts, write articles and share experiences. Alongside this, the students have the opportunity to develop their employability skills as well as gain valuable information they would need in […]

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Network Learning for Placement Students: August 2016

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In our LUMSNET project we are creating a Moodle page full of engaging and informative videos and resources for pre-placement students. The idea is to provide a one-stop platform that supports students embarking on their placement journey, providing a range of information these students would find useful and engaging. The resources will be aimed at […]

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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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