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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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Supporting Study Abroad: Project Update (June 2016)

Study Abroad Train

Zak Varty, is working with Stephen Power (the Maths & Stats Study Abroad Coordinator) to develop a dedicated Moodle page with a range of content for study abroad students in his department. He hopes students will use it to discover what to expect from a year abroad at a Partner University. Zak’s update: Things have […]

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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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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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