Student expectations have shifted significantly and there is an expectation of access to high-quality learning materials and engagement in active learning as opposed to passive listening. Excellence in learning experiences will be those that achieve goals in both motivating students
The Principles of Course Design for Hybrid Learning toolkit was launched in June 2020 with the aim to contextualise the Hybrid Learning model to the nature of your subject discipline. Further information about the toolkit, as well as a link
Are you currently involved in research, or considering a research project this academic year? Would you benefit from a student researcher?
The Students as Researchers Scheme (SARS) provides opportunities for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Taught) students to work as paid research assistants on a variety of discipline and pedagogic research projects across all Schools and Departments. We are now taking applications from staff for project proposals…
The FFL toolkit has been instrumental in increasing collaboration and engagement with technology in the discipline of Accounting and Finance. In particular the tools have been employed in a module at level 5 called Financial Accounting as part of the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance course. This is a 20 credit semester-long module with a two hour lecture and two hour seminar every week.
In the first half of the course we discuss the topic of Corporate Social Responsibility. I present the main theories and approaches in the lecture and then the seminar is used to discuss and apply the theory.
Microsoft Teams, which is part of the Future Facing Learning toolkit, supports collaboration and co-authoring. When you add a Word, PowerPoint or Excel file to a team it’s automatically enabled to allow you to work together with other team users in real time on the same file…