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Independent research and research dissemination in undergraduate teaching

Dr. Ute Woelfel, Literature and Languages u.wolfel@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2016/17 Overview In order to improve students’ engagement, support their abilities as independent learners, and increase their feeling of ownership for their academic work, elements of independent research and research … Continue reading

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Managing transition to the MPharm Degree

Dr John Brazier, Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy j.a.brazier@reading.ac.uk Overview The MPharm degree at the University of Reading has a diverse student cohort, in terms of both ethnicity and previous academic experience. During the most recent development of our programme, we … 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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Take-home exam

Stuart Lakin, Law s.j.lakin@reading.ac.uk Overview In a Part Two Law module, Public Law (LW2PL2), we have moved away from the conventional exam to a take-home exam. We publish the exam paper on Blackboard at an arranged date and time. We … 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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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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