HE agenda
E-learning by teaching use.

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Providing course materials

Mobile-learning solutions for the modern Ophthalmic medical student - a pilot study.

Recent studies suggest integrated Web electronic (e)-learning and mobile (m-learning) technologies enhance student learning. … (438 word resource by Manu Mathew, School of Medical & Surgical Sciences: January 2007).


Planning module content: mind-mapping, podcasting and WebCT.

I actually planned it out, and I wanted to deliver it via what we call mind maps. Our first years have a series of lectures…

2 min 28s video by Richard Field, School of Geography (June 2007)


Podcasting Maths lectures: how and why?

So I understand that you’ve been experimenting with the use of audio podcasting; tell me how that’s gone.…

3 min 2s video by Joel Feinstein, School of Mathematical Sciences (June 2007)


Recording lectures and key topics as audio podcasts for flexible studying.

Interviewer: You've been recording the whole lecture and making it available to students, or podcasting. What did you think it …

2 min 29s video by Andrew Fisher et al. (May 2009)


Supporting dyslexic students on the web.

Presenting situation: Art History and Visual Culture are both subjects that traditionally attract comparatively large numbers of … (648 word resource by Gabriele Neher, School of Humanities: June 2002).

Participation in class

Altering lectures in response to student input.

Does the student voting actually affect what you deliver in the lecture? Andrew: Yes, yep, it does. I know where I …

3 min 19s video by Andrew Fisher, School of Humanities (February 2008)


"Please turn on your mobile phones" - ubiquitous computing in the classroom.

The adoption of the mobile telephone has revolutionised social and commercial communication in the 21st Century. Whilst it is … (443 word resource by Andrew Jackson et al.: January 2007).


Using student response systems to improve interaction in lectures.

Before, I was doing showing of hands in my modules, which is OK, but people are reticent sometimes to be seen, especially if…

3 min 42s video by Andrew Fisher, School of Humanities (February 2008)

Self-paced learning

Mathematics Electronic Learning Environment in Engineering and Science (MELEES).

MELEES is a web-based environment, developed since 2002, to support students who take mathematics modules as a part of their… (301 word resource by Stephen Hibberd et al.: July 2004).

Discussions outside contact time

Online discussion forums in large group teaching.

Small-group teaching is becoming increasingly rare in the university setting, and anecdotal evidence suggests that this trend is … (476 word resource by Charlotte Bonardi et al.: September 2006).


Using a discussion board to support Maths students.

I understand that you’ve been using WebCT a little bit last year and the feature you’re particularly wanting to …

3 min 10s video by Joel Feinstein, School of Mathematical Sciences (June 2007)


Using discussion boards in WebCT in the School of English Studies

You mentioned using Discussion Boards ( DBs ) in WebCT - can you tell me how they work. Yes we have three different… (1118 word resource by Matthew Green, School of English Studies: June 2005).


Changing the assessment culture: from paper to online submission and management of assignments OSMA.

Background: Within the School of Nursing students have traditionally submitted final assignments via paper copies. Due to the … (501 word resource by Chris Palmer, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy: January 2008).


Encouraging student reflection: the development of an e-portfolio.

Reflection, the ability to think self-critically and to evaluate past experiences is a useful transferable skill for all… (509 word resource by Victoria Tischler, School of Community Health Sciences: September 2005).


Giving feedback on practical sessions via a podcast.

Sarah Westwater-Wood: In the Therapeutics Studies module I teach three groups the same thing every week and they're two hour long …

4 min 48s video by Sarah Westwater-Wood et al. (June 2009)

Distance learning

Evaluation of distance e-learning programmes.

With advances in technology and an ever increasing international student body, distance e-learning programmes have become an… (425 word resource by Svenja Adolphs et al.: September 2004).


Widening communication in e-distance learning.

This project investigates how communication between e-distance learners and staff can be improved by presenting students with… (484 word resource by Louise Mullany, School of English Studies: January 2005).

Evaluations and attitudes to using technology in teaching

Developing and assessing methods to engage students in WebCT.

A major unknown factor when implementing WebCT is the level to which students engage. Previous studies on the implementation of … (517 word resource by Rick Munro et al.: September 2008).


A School approach to supporting e-learning developments

The School of English Studies employed a full-time e-learning coordinator in the body of Matt Green. The post was funded for… (2345 word resource by Matthew Green, School of English Studies: June 2005).

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Mathematics Electronic Learning Environment in Engineering ... "MELEES is a web-based environment, developed since 2002, to support students who …"   (Jul 2004; 739 views)

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