Category Archives: PLanT Projects

Henley students social media engagement

Alina Maroukian, Henley Business School                                        a.maroukian@henley.ac.uk                                … Continue reading

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Syllabusless: Students and staff engaging through research

Nathalie Folkerts, School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science nathaliefolkerts@gmail.com                                                             … Continue reading

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Flipping Earth Science practicals and the use of digital specimens

Dr Hazel McGoff, School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science           h.j.mcgoff@reading.ac.uk                                                 … Continue reading

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Supporting diversity through targeted language skills development

Alison Fenner, Lecturer, International Study and Language Institute  j.a.fenner@reading.ac.uk                                                               … Continue reading

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Virtual teaching collections in Archaeology and Classics: turning artefacts into 3D models

Dr Robert Hosfield, School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science r.hosfield@reading.ac.uk                                                           … Continue reading

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Development of the BARS blog

Dr Francoise Mazet, Biological Sciences f.m.mazet@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015/16 Overview We developed BARS (Bioscience ARticles for Reading Students), a blog showcasing the written work of Part Three students from the School of Biological Sciences. The blog is managed by … Continue reading

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A student-led experiential post-studio practice

Holly Sandford, Arts & Communication Design Overview Students in the Department of Art created a student-led experiential post-studio practice, DISCOMFORT, for Part Two students and teachers that challenges boundaries and restrictions within our art course (and ourselves), and encourages participatory, … Continue reading

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Closing the ‘feedback loop; using Unitu: student uptake, usage and impact of a new online student feedback platform

Dr Emma Mayhew, Politics, Economics and International Relations e.a.mayhew@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015/16 Overview PLanT funding was used to research the impact of a new student feedback platform in Politics. Unitu creates an online student forum from which representatives pull … Continue reading

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Integrating Facebook into team-based learning

Dr Christopher Voisey, Henley Business School c.j.voisey@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2014/15 Overview The core Part Two undergraduate module, International Business Management and Strategy (MM272), was redesigned on two pillars: teamwork, and social media (Facebook). Formal student evaluations were high and … Continue reading

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The online studio: using Technology Enhanced Learning to support independent learning

Dr Jeanne-Louise Moys, School of Arts and Communication Design j.l.moys@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2014–15 Overview The project explored what kinds of online resources BA Graphic Communication students engage with and need and, through an iterative design process (combining prototyping and … Continue reading

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