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Case Study: Digital Tools to Enhance Student Engagement in Lectures and Seminars

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Laura  Stiefenhöfer has been working with the Linguistics and English Language Department as the Student Digital Ambassador to explore ways to increase interaction and engagement in seminars and lectures through the Personal Response System, TurningPoint. In this video case study, Laura  presents an overview of the project and the outcomes, including the essential pedagogical requirements that help […]

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Case Study: Intercultural Competencies

This Intercultural Competencies training was developed as part of the University’s first Nine Colleges Global Citizenship Programme by student ambassador Holly Laing and academics Olga Gomez-Cash and Claire Povah. The Global Citizenship programme was held in June 2017 with Lancaster students from 14 nationalities taking part. The two-day programme was designed to support students to develop the […]

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Case Study: Feel the fear but doing it anyway; Learning experiences of everyday lecturers

Overview This project is part of the Management Schools’ PG LUMSNET DL initiative where over the last 2 years a group of LUMS staff from all the School departments have been involved in an initiative to introduce and learn more about using and integrating digital learning pedagogical ideas, activities and resources into online learning designs […]

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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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