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Phase 1 – Selecting the platform for an innovative online course

Innovation

As you may have seen from the project info, the objective of the ‘Developing online resources for Family Business Education’ project is to help family business leaders learn better and faster, using innovative digital teaching methods in order to offer learning resources to a broad and global audience. As a first step, GulAhmed and Giuseppe […]

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Case Study: DSGE Model Interface

DSGE Xerte course with powtoon video

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

Attendance Check-in using iLancaster

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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Case Study: Online grammar assessment for European Languages

Challenges of Online Assessments

  by Marta Muntoni, Department of European  Languages and Culture. Academic: Birgit Smith. As the world becomes increasingly digitalised, the physical and the digital worlds are becoming ever more intertwined.  I was part of a project that aimed to see if the digitisation of the department of European languages (DELC) was possible, with a particular […]

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Case Study: Network Learning for Placement Students

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This student bursary project has been conducted in the context of a Management School initiative, UG LUMSNET DL, to develop the greater adoption of digital learning and resources in the School’s UG provision. We recruited two Moodle student ambassadors, Unzila Ali and Roxana Ghiassi, to research and develop a digital platform to support and inform placement […]

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Project Outcome: Online Marking Scoping Project

Online Marking - scoping project

  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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Case Study: Digital History

Project Overview Within the History department there is a growing desire to ensure that History at Lancaster University keeps apace with the implementation of digital resources and methods within academic research. As such, the introduction of new technologies, resources, and methodologies is becoming an important component in both academic research and student recruitment. This project […]

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