The proactive approach to collecting student module evaluations using tablet computers
The Faculty Business Support Team (BST) worked collaboratively with the academic staff regarding improving student completion of module evaluations. A variety of IT issues affected students being able to log on with their hand-held devices. Academic staff book the services of the BST and they take the tablets into teaching sessions to enable access to the on-line evaluation.
What is the likely impact?
Important student voices are collected and collated in order to maintain module improvement and enhance the student learning experience.
For more information please contact Victoria Kelly,
[SOURCE: BSc (Hons) Global Public Health – Stage 2].
Dance Festive Gathering!!!
On Saturday the department held a wonderful event with mince pies and other festive refreshments in advance of the First Years first choreographic performance for their DAN1105 module, which included three group pieces made by the tutor and the students collaboratively.
This year mindful of induction and transitions, building on last years extremely successful ‘Festive Friday’ strategy the team took the opportunity to make a full piece about ‘Transitions’. The students and I went on a complete journey with the research and discussions surrounding the idea of the transitions we make in life, particularly from FE to HE. The piece was very well received by the audience and the marks for my group are particularly high for their process and performance. The work was also informed by the book The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, which allowed for a narrative stimulus for the piece.
The team believe that this work would be really good to perform at a Transitions/Recruitment event and could be adapted for a variety of spaces, hence the team are exploring the potential of taking the performance to some of our local colleges, and also using the piece to work secondary schools, and also to further support recruitment during Subject Taster days.
For more information please contact Debbie Norris Norrisdb@edgehill.ac.uk
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Fantastic session today from Dr Linda Kaye on ‘Rejection’ as part of our PGCert THE7003
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Staff development session (running as part of the PG Cert THE7003 Writing for Publication). A very special workshop on ‘Rejection’.
Staff sharing their own practice …
Just one of our fantastic staff development sessions – designed and delivered by our own Edge Hill staff, to our Edge Hill staff – sharing the very best practice across the institution.
Thank you Scott!