Category Archives: PGCAP

Constructing research methods and statistics teaching

Dr Lotte Meteyard, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences l.meteyard@reading.ac.uk Overview Statistics teaching to Speech and Language Therapists within the Department of Clinical Language Sciences was redesigned in response to module evaluations. Whereas students had previously reported anxiety about … Continue reading

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Use of a modified problem-based learning approach in aphasia therapy teaching

Dr Arpita Bose, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences a.bose@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2011/12 Overview A modified problem-based learning approach was developed and implemented in Communication Impairment 3 (PL2CI3/PLMCI3) within the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences.  While … Continue reading

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From a traditional classroom to a flipped classroom

Dr Karsten O. Lundqvist, School of Systems Engineering k.o.lundqvist@reading.ac.uk Year(s) of activity: 2013-14 Overview A flipped classroom approach was trialed for the Part Two Java module (SE2JA11) taught in the School of Systems Engineering.  Objectives Encourage students on the module to … Continue reading

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Assessing the use of Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education: the case of trading simulation software at the ICMA Centre

Dr Ioannis Oikonomou, ICMA Centre i.oikonomou@icmacentre.ac.uk Year(s) of activity: 2013-14 Overview This project reviewed the effectiveness of the ICMA Centre’s use of trading simulation software, a unique combination of problem-based learning and role-playing which uses modern technology.  While it was found … Continue reading

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Teaching in a divided classroom: the impact of internationalisation and marketisation on business education

Dr John Latsis, Henley Business School j.s.latsis@henley.ac.uk Year(s) of activity: 2013-14 Overview In the postgraduate module Managing People and Organisations (MMM048), provided by the School of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour, assessment methods were altered in a manner that was mindful … Continue reading

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Active learning methods for week intensive MSc modules

Dr Stefán Thór Smith, School of the Built Environment s.t.smith@reading.ac.uk Year(s) of case study activity: 2014-15 Overview Active learning methods were explored, and the Environmental Quality and Well-being module (CEM236EQW), a week intensive module offered by the School of the … Continue reading

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