[1] A Bridge Between the Learner and their Potential Future: The impact of the HE Certificate in Maternity Care; student experiences and outcomes

PRESENTATION A Bridge Between the Learner and their Potential Future: The impact of the HE Certificate in Maternity Care; student experiences and outcomes Author (s) Nicky Court Midwifery Lecturer College of Human and Health Sciences Abstract The innovative and unique HE Certificate in maternity care (CMC) was introduced to Swansea University as an undergraduate course…

[2] Assessment through technology: engaging & empowering students

PRESENTATION Assessment through technology: engaging & empowering students Author (s) Vivienne Rogers Senior Lecturer College of Arts and Humanities   Abstract This paper presents some results on using technology to assess students. It arises from work on the blended learning pilot in 2017/18 and seek to address several challenges that seem to be common throughout…

[3] Attendance, Performance and Kahoot!

PRESENTATION Attendance, Performance and Kahoot! Author (s) Laura Mason Senior Lecturer College of Engineering Mr Nick Owen Abstract Introduction There is general agreement that attendance at university lectures is positively associated with assessment performance. However, over the past few years institutions have seen declining lecture attendance rates. Biomechanics and Technology A is a first year…

[4] Chemistry Use of the Sticky Classroom

Chemistry Use of the Sticky Classroom Author (s) Simon Bott Professor College of Science Andrew McKinley Abstract The “sticky” classroom that was on campus in April was a very nicely appointed active classroom. We used 3 sessions with our first year student class to explore different types of activity. These team-based activities included Kahoot quiz,…

[5] Designing lecture specific case studies in conjunction with business: A co-creation approach to modern management teaching

PRESENTATION Designing lecture specific case studies in conjunction with business: A co-creation approach to modern management teaching Author (s) Samantha Burvill Senior Lecturer School of Management Bjorn Rodde Abstract There is a growing recognition of the need to better prepare students for the workplace (CEDEFOP, 2014). Businesses and industry complain that students are not equipped…

[6] Developing work-based learning in History

PRESENTATION Developing work-based learning in History Author (s) Catherine Fletcher Associate Professor in History and Heritage College of Arts and Humanities   Abstract Developing work-based learning in History This presentation will outline a project since 2015 to develop work-based learning in History. It aims to demonstrate to attendees how work-based learning can be effectively developed…

[7] Enabling Active Learning Approaches: Using the Sticky Campus Roadshow Active Learning Space for Problem Based Labs

PRESENTATION Enabling Active Learning Approaches: Using the Sticky Campus Roadshow Active Learning Space for Problem Based Labs Author (s) Paul Holland Dean of Educational Technology College of Engineering David Moody, Gareth Evans Abstract Biomedical Instrumentation is a L5 laboratory module for medical engineering students, delivered for the first time in the academic year, 2016-2017. The…

[8] Engaging students with innovative teaching: Using Blended Learning in the Foreign Languages Classroom

PRESENTATION Engaging students with innovative teaching: Using Blended Learning in the Foreign Languages Classroom Author (s) Rocio Perez-Tattam Senior Lecturer College of Arts and Humanities Tanya May Abstract AdvanceHE (formerly Higher Education Academy) defines Blended Learning as using “multiple methods to deliver learning by combining face-to-face interactions with online activities” . The summer of 2017…

[9] Enhancing concept design visualisation through low-fidelity prototyping and Virtual Reality (VR) in teaching engineering design classes

PRESENTATION Enhancing concept design visualisation through low-fidelity prototyping and Virtual Reality (VR) in teaching engineering design classes Author (s) Peter Dorrington Senior Lecturer College of Engineering Will Harrison and Marc Holmes Abstract This research intervention resulted from observations of current teaching practice, made by the presenters, who both lecture in engineering design. They observed that…

[10] First Year Undergraduate Informal Learning as School Lab Demonstrators

First Year Undergraduate Informal Learning as School Lab Demonstrators Author (s) Simon Bott Professor College of Science Jennifer Stanford, Joel Loveridge, Toria Mort and Benjamin Harris Abstract Formation of the new Chemistry Department necessitated construction of a state-of-the-art teaching laboratory. When not being used for university student experiments (i. e., out of term and Wednesday…