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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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Case Study: Improving LUMS Student Experience – Online Marking

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People and organisations are becoming ever more reliant on technology and the use of technology in the educational environment has increased dramatically. Where once teachers used chalk and blackboards it is now laptops and projectors. Currently in Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) most assessment feedback is done on paper, with students having to come into […]

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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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Project Update: What kind of social media site do you want? (September 2016)

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Jed Winstanley and his academics are creating a social media site that BLS students can engage with to develop their employability skills. Over the summer he’s been reading up on social media and researched other Universities’ blogs. He’s also designed and delivered a survey to find out more about BLS students’ social media habits. Jed’s provided […]

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Understanding how academics interact with online marking tools

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Project Update by Luis Perez Gomez. During the last couple of weeks, I have been conducting interviews with academics and administrative staff across different departments in the Management School. The purpose of these interviews was to get a better understanding of how academics interact with online marking tools and what are their thoughts on implementing […]

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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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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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