Category: Case Studies

Distance Learning: LLM International Business Law

On behalf of The City Law School, we are proud to have launched the University’s first distance learning degree programme, the Master of Laws (LLM) in International Business Law (IBL), in May 2014. In consideration of the school’s strategy to internationalise our postgraduate curriculum and course offerings, Professor Jason Chuah, the Head of Academic Law,

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Drug Calculations Tool – an eLearning Project

A Nurse Using eLearning

I’m Neil Goldwasser, a Dyslexia Support Tutor in Learning Success, one of the 3 areas that make up LEaD, and I’ve recently designed an eLearning resource in consultation with Peter Bentley, Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences. I’d like to present the results of the project so far, to demonstrate the pedagogical benefits

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Flipping a large cohort of engineering students case study

I was recently playing host for an Evaluation of Learners’ Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group (ELESIG) Summer Symposium held in one of our very own flexible spaces A109. The highlight of the symposium was the keynote that looked at an example of transforming the students experiences of learning using the flipped classroom model. Who’s

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Shareville

Filming against the TV Studios blue screen

Shareville is an online learning resource developed by the e-learning team at Birmingham City University. In essence, it is a virtual town with a hospital, university, school, law practice and care home. Environments are presented as 3D panoramas that students can explore, accessing material relevant to their area of study. Much of this comprises of

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): How Staff are Responding to the Mobile Technologies Their Students Bring With Them to Class

Punk rock lecture

The end of the year yields an opportune time to reflect upon various teaching innovations that have been discussed, written about, and presented earlier in the year, but which have not yet been included on the Educational Vignettes website. In this, the first of a series of end-of-year posts, I offer some thumbnail sketches of

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A Case Study of Interim Assessment in SEMS: Mary Aylmer

SEMS CAD CV1407

Mary Aylmer is a visiting lecturer in the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (SEMS), teaching the CAD part of the module CV1407 IT skills, Communication, and CAD. She has developed an assessment pattern in which students produce five pieces of CAD coursework, each of which involves completing engineering drawings. There are two interim submissions

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