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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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