Tag Archives: module design

Flipping the classroom in Meteorology

Dr. Andrew Charlton-Perez, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences a.j.charlton-perez@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015/16 Overview A flipped learning approach to teaching the part 3 and part 4 module, ‘The Global Circulation’ (MT38A/4YA) in Meteorology was developed and tested. This approach was very … 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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Incorporating research seminar series into teaching and learning

Dr Louise Johnson, School of Biological Sciences l.j.johnson@reading.ac.uk Overview In the School of Biological Studies a module, Seminars in Biology (BI3S78) was created, utilising the existing research seminar series within the School to structure assessment. The module is easily adaptable … 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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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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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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