• High fidelity simulation: Using to technology to enhance simulation in Paramedic Practice

    High fidelity simulation: Using to technology to enhance simulation in Paramedic Practice  “The paramedic team have recently been experimenting with simulation and social media to simulate techniques that replicate ‘real-world’ activities and provides students with the opportunity to explore their own learning in a controlled environment.  It can be difficult to ensure both the fidelity […]

  • Using technology to gather student feedback

    The proactive approach to collecting student module evaluations using tablet computers What happens? 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 […]

  • Overseas student exchanges

    The incorporation of global dimensions within the programme through the successful development and promotion of overseas student exchanges What happened? Edge Hill’s Paramedic Department and Saimaa University, Finland share best practice, specifically around clinical simulation and practical assessments. Students exchange between the departments twice a year, sharing knowledge and experience of professional clinical practice. This […]

  • Enrichment opportunities

    The student-led Midwifery Society which is supported by the Department to enrich the student learning experience What happens? The Midwifery Society creates a recognised forum to develop an EHU community for student midwives. A Society with elected committee members promotes communication among peers and enhances a collegiate approach to sharing knowledge. In addition, a recognised […]

  • Placement support app

    What happens? This app, which will be piloted from September 2017, is proposed to provide support and useful information to 3rd year students whilst on placement. It will enable them to have instant access to and understand issues such as safeguarding and conflict resolution. Practical details such as travel information will also be included. What […]

  • Diverse assessment strategies

    Please note this strategy will not be used with students until 2018. What will happen? The students are required to work in small groups to produce a 5 minute video explaining a chosen social science concept and how it applies to public health. The production of short videos is relatively simple and provides an alternative […]

  • Supporting retention with ‘Transition Days’

    Student ‘Transition Days’ at critical junctions within the programme which make effective use of contributions from Graduate Teaching Assistants What happens? The transition days generally evaluate well, however informal feedback from students has been extremely positive regarding the sessions delivered by the GTAs. They find the GTA role itself ‘aspirational’. They also refer to the […]