Author Archives: joycollier

Adopting a flipped classroom approach to meet the challenges of large group lectures

Amanda Millmore, School of Law                                                         a.millmore@reading.ac.uk Overview Faced with double-teaching a cohort of … Continue reading

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Improving the student experience through the IWLP Tandem Language Learning scheme

Ali Nicholson, International Study and Language Institute       ali.nicholson@reading.ac.uk  Overview Between 2016 and 2018 we have run a Tandem language scheme, whereby students studying a language with the Institution-wide Language Programme (IWLP) are paired up with a native speaker … Continue reading

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University support to avoid plagiarism – Student’s perspectives

Angelique Chettiparamb and Lucy Newton, Henley Business School    a.chettiparamb@reading.ac.uk; l.a.newton@henley.ac.uk Overview Four enterprising and enthusiastic students from different programmes in Henley Business School enquired into the effectiveness of School/University measures to enhance and promote academic integrity. The students were … Continue reading

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Can students and academics benefit from peer assisted learning (PAL) sessions?

Caroline Crolla, Student Success and Engagement Team, Student Services c.s.crolla@reading.ac.uk  Overview Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is a globally recognised scheme where more experienced students who have already successfully completed a module work with students who are studying the module for … Continue reading

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Sharing the ‘secrets’: Involving students in the use (and design?) of marking schemes

Rita Balestrini, School of Literature and Languages                        r.balestrini@reading.ac.uk     Overview Between 2016 and 2018, I led a project aiming to enhance the process of assessing foreign language skills in the … Continue reading

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Rethinking assessment design, to improve the student/staff experience when dealing with video submissions

  Rachel Warner, School of Arts and Communication Design                                                     Rachel.Warner@pgr.reading.ac.uk  Jacqueline Fairbairn, Centre for Quality … Continue reading

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Celebrating Student Success Through Staff-Student Publication Projects

Dr Madeleine Davies, Department of English Literature                                                      m.k.davies@reading.ac.uk Overview In 2017 I replaced the … Continue reading

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Promoting Research in Teacher Education

Nasreen Majid, Institute of Education                                                                        … Continue reading

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Development of the Cole Museum resources for outreach and teaching and learning.

 Dr Amanda Callaghan, School of Biological Sciences a.callaghan@reading.ac.uk Overview The Cole Museum of Zoology (the Cole) houses a number of satellite collections for use in outreach, teaching and learning. In 2014 we transferred 50% of the School of Archaeology, Geography … Continue reading

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