Category Archives: Student Engagement

Connecting with the Curriculum Framework: Using focus groups to diversify assessment (Part 2)

Dr Madeleine Davies and Michael Lyons, School of Literature and Languages Overview The Department of English Literature (DEL) has run two student focus groups and two whole-cohort surveys as part of our Teaching and Learning Development Fund ‘Diversifying Assessments’ project. … Continue reading

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Social justice – Leading attitudinal change in students

Stephanie Sharp, Lecturer, Institute of Education                                  s.sharp@reading.ac.uk                                    … Continue reading

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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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Engaging students in assessment design

Dr Maria Kambouri-Danos, Institute of Education             m.kambouridanos@reading.ac.uk                                                       … Continue reading

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Engaging students as partners in the redesign of an existing course curriculum

Dr Despoina Mantzari, School of Law d.mantzari@reading.ac.uk Overview In June 2016 I was awarded a small University of Reading Teaching and Learning grant with the objective to involve a group of ten postgraduate taught students from the School of Law … Continue reading

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Blackboard collaborate cross-campus tutorials as a useful tool to enhance the Part One Pharmacy student experience at the University of Reading Malaysia

Dr Darius Wider, School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy d.widera@reading.ac.uk Overview After a successful application to act as one of the early adopters of Blackboard Collaborate at the University of Reading, this technology platform was used for a series of … Continue reading

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Connecting with the Curriculum Framework: Using focus groups to diversify assessment (Part 1)

Dr Madeleine Davies, School of Literature and Languages Overview The Department of English Literature (DEL) is organising student focus groups as part of our TLDF-funded ‘Diversifying Assessments’ project led by Dr Chloe Houston and Dr Madeleine Davies. This initiative is … Continue reading

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