Category: Case Studies

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

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

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…Continue Reading A Case Study of Interim Assessment in SEMS: Mary Aylmer

Innovation in Assessment and Feedback

My dual role as University Learning Development Associate in Assessment & Feedback and Senior Lecturer in Music has led me to run several pilot projects in my teaching this academic year (2011-12), exemplifying innovative approaches to the practices surrounding assessment and feedback. Three case studies are given below. (1) Using wikis in Moodle to track…Continue Reading Innovation in Assessment and Feedback

Moodle vs My City

Case Study: Dr Emma-Jane Berridge senior lecturer in the Educational Development Unit in the School of Health Sciences. Dr Berridge has been leading on the introduction of TEL into the new nursing curriculum. In this case study she discusses her choice of methods for communication and collaboration. I had real high hopes for My City….Continue Reading Moodle vs My City

Communication, Curriculums and Karen.

Case study: Communication in Curriculum Design . Karen Rawlings-Anderson. Senior Lecturer. School of Health Sciences. Karen has recently taken on the role of leading the design of the new curriculum to be delivered across the nursing programs starting in September  2012. This mammoth task has required the coordination of input from a large number of…Continue Reading Communication, Curriculums and Karen.

Learning Development Project – Dr Sara Jones

Dr Sara Jones from the Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design is conducting a project titled ‘Exploring the Potential of Digitally Augmented Spaces to Enhance Students’ Experience of Problem-Based Learning in Design’. Her project is based in the School of Informatics and was conducted in conjunction with the Centre for Creativity in Professional practice in 2011….Continue Reading Learning Development Project – Dr Sara Jones

Learning Development Project – Prof Paul Palmer

This is a case study video of a Learning Development Project completed by Prof Paul Palmer and Hee Yu Lee in 2010. This project provided greater integration of the work of the careers function with the two spine modules in the MSc Management pulling together physical and online resources to enhance graduate employability. This project…Continue Reading Learning Development Project – Prof Paul Palmer