Physical activity film-makers: Using mobile devices to capture learning and develop transferable skills

#SHULT16 – Educational places, disciplinary spaces. Ciara O’Hagan & Emily Newton (Health & Wellbeing) look at using video to promote student engagement; to enable students to take ‘notes’ in practical learning spaces to reinforce learning, assist revision and catch up on missed material; to aid in developing a range of recognised key employability skills (planning, problem solving, teamwork, negotiation, communication and creativity), and to highlight to students how these transferable skills have actually been developed in discipline specific learning spaces.

An alternative approach to teaching practical coaching skills:

Adopting a flipped classroom away from the traditional classroom.

#SHULT16 – Educational places, disciplinary spaces.

Damian Kingsbury & Steve Thompson (Health & Wellbeing) outline how the flipped classroom model can be used to facilitate the delivery of coaching and instruction skills, how the approach can be adapted for the subject, highlighting how pre-class and in-class resources and teaching can be designed and modified and the benefits/limitations of adopting the flipped clasroom in the teaching of competency-based skills.

Making laboratory experiments remotely accessible

#SHULT16 – Educational places, disciplinary spaces.

Alexander Kalashnikov, Hongwei Zhang, Jo Jennings & Misko Adramriuk (Engineering and Mathematics) consider how to combine the safety and accessibility of software simulators with real laboratory equipment by using Raspberry Pi technology to provide online video feed of lab equipment controlled remotely over the Internet.

Developing a Digital Campus: implications for cultural change

#SHULT16 – Educational places, disciplinary spaces.

Phil Gravestock, Paul Towers & Jon Rhodes (University of Wolverhampton) discuss their university’s vision to create a ‘digital campus’ enabling students, staff and stakeholders to use relevant data and information, including provision of tools that will allow staff and/or students to interact flexibly in terms of time and location.