Month: June 2019

Overview and introduction

Organised by the Academic Development Unit (ADU), the 2019 Festival of Learning was held on Wednesday 5th June at Park campus. The event considered Feedback on Assessment: the use of technology to enhance assessment and feedback; and how…

Keynote lecture and interactive panel session

Assessment literacy: exploring the concept and its ‘use value’ in practice Professor Margaret Price and Dr Berry O’Donovan, Oxford Brookes University Assessment and feedback remain a source of relative dissatisfaction for students. Assessment literacy has attracted considerable attention in…

Learning Innovation for Tomorrow – The LIFT Lab

With public and media attention rising on sustainability, students are seeking a university experience that empowers them as professionals and future change agents for sustainability in the widest range of industries and careers. The University’s Learning Innovation for…

Lightning presentations

A set of brief, sharp presentations designed to stimulate debate, discussion and dialogue. 1. Moodle marking feedback options Dr Martine Deighan (Sport & Exercise) Download copy of presentation 2. Audio feedback: why it works Dr Julia Peck (Art…

PGR poster competition

The results Winner: Bryony Baker (Natural & Social Sciences) – Is the breeding success of Manx shearwaters, Puffinus puffinus, associated with extreme weather events? Runner-Up: Olivia Campbell (Liberal & Performing Arts) – The story of desire and the morality…

Lunchtime exhibition

The following displays and demonstrations featured in the exhibition: Capturing Student Attendance (JISC) Developments in Moodle (LTI) Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (Business & Technology) Learning Technology (ADU) LIFT: Learning Innovation For Tomorrow (Sustainability) Start and Grow (Business Development)…

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The conversation Festival of Learning 2019