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Development of an online learning environment to enhance field trip communication

Dr Robert Jackson, School of Biological Sciences r.w.jackson@reading.ac.uk Overview An online learning environment was developed for a module, Microbiology Field Course (BI3B67), within the School of Biological Sciences (SBS). This online learning environment was used to facilitate staff and student … Continue reading

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Digital Performance Lab: the application of tablet technologies in the teaching of contemporary performance

Professor Lib Taylor, School of Arts and Communication Design l.j.taylor@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2012-13 Overview The project explored how tablet technologies can be applied for teaching contemporary performance, through the creation of a Digital Performance Lab for use as part … Continue reading

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Developing a tailored study support package for postgraduate students

Dr Amanda Branson, Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences a.branson@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2014-15 Overview This project focused on identifying challenges faced by mature students studying alongside full time employment, and developing ameliorative practices and resources. Structured interviews conducted with 40 … Continue reading

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Teaching the Digital Text: Literature and the New Technologies

Professor Michelle O’Callaghan, School of Literature and Languages m.f.ocallaghan@reading.ac.uk Overview The project ‘Teaching the Digital Text: Literature and the New Technologies’ employed two undergraduate research assistants to help in the design of a Part Three module that aims to introduce … Continue reading

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Incorporating digital modelling into teaching and learning: Digital Silchester

Dr Matthew Nicholls, School of Humanities m.c.nicholls@reading.ac.uk Year(s) of activity: 2012-3 Overview Following on from the success of the Virtual Rome project, a Classics module was constructed to teach Part Three undergraduate students 3D digital modelling for the purposes of … Continue reading

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