Tag Archives: Student engagement

Blogging assignments – comments and experiences part 1: MSc formative and summative assignments

Blogging has become one of the major means of communicating just about anything.  It allows more development of thought than a tweet or Facebook post and is a logical development of the traditional form of published essays.  I’ve been experimenting … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy: What I’ve Learned

Over the 2012/13 academic year I undertook a dissertation project titled “Biodiversity on the Web: Developing tools and data delivery for campus biodiversity knowledge”. As a part of the project I worked closely with Alastair Culham and several other students … Continue reading

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The opportunity to work with the Digitally Ready team

The Existing and Emerging Biotechnologies (EEB) Framework and our work in Creating a Global Agenda in the Biosciences and the Internationalisation Change Programme (ICP) , have recently enabled us to work with the Digitally Ready team. Via the small project … Continue reading

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Show & TEL: Making technology-enhanced learning work in HE

Neil Morris, author of Study Skills Connected, a new book on using technology to support Teaching & Learning, visited Reading last week to speak about ‘Making technology-enhanced learning work for staff and students in Higher Education’ as part of our … Continue reading

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Developing students’ digital skills through placements – Maximising student engagement

I have previously blogged about my trip to ALT-C in Manchester. In the same week I went to the RAISE Conference in Southampton. The Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement day was my first opportunity to speak about some of … Continue reading

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Undergraduate student Rachel joins the Digitally Ready team

Hello everyone! My name is Rachel Glover. I am happy to have now started my long-awaited placement working in the Centre for the Development of Teaching and Learning on the project, Digitally Ready. I will be looking into how work placements … Continue reading

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