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Archive for the Projects Category

eLearningMeet: online exams for Journalism

Due to the many other wonderful presentations, there wasn’t time for this one at the eLearningMeet, so this post covers what I intended to talk about. In 2015 the module Reporting Britain, convened by Kate Wright, held its first online exam. The technology was already widely in […]

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eLearningMeet: Student Blogs as Assessed Coursework – A Case Study

Context At our 2nd eLearningMeet attendees learnt that in the fall of 2014-15, John Price a Historian and academic at both Goldsmiths, University of London and the University of Roehampton introduced blogs as a form of summative assessment in two, of his half-year (one term, ten-week) modules […]

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eLearningMeet: Debbie Pearson on whether YouTube videos can enhance learning

At the eLearning Meet on 29 June, Debbie Pearson from the Business School presented on the YouTube videos she created for her first year accounting students. She explained her development process and the students’ response: In December 2014 I noticed a short article in The Times: “clips […]

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eLearningMeet: Students Feedback! (on their use of Turnitin)

Pie chart showing student support for online feedback

Context Having implemented online submission, marking and feedback provision via Turnitin in 2013-14, the Departments of Life Sciences and of English and Creative Writing wanted to hear how their students felt about this approach to managing assessment. Hence, the eLearning Advisers for those Departments namely, myself (the […]

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Postcards to myself


Making good use of the Moodle Media Collection plug-in A while ago, Finola Farrant, a Criminology lecturer at The University of Roehampton, contacted me to find out whether I could suggest a bit of technology that would help her help her students. In a nutshell, she wanted […]

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eLearningMeet: Bringing Code Club to Vietnam

The first presenter at our eLearningMeet on 10th June, 2014, was Andrew (Andy) Hoang who joined us via Skype from Hanoi, Vietnam. He was formerly an eLearning Adviser at the University of Roehampton and supported the School of Education. On leaving Roehampton Andy immersed himself into life […]

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eLearningMeet: Moving theory, virtual dancing – the transformation to distance learning

Two years ago the Dance Department was awarded a small grant to convert some MA modules from being delivered ‘face-to-face’ to having a ‘distance learning’ delivery mode. One of the modules that underwent this transformation was Dr. Stacey Prickett’s own taught module called Dance and the Politics […]

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Integrating Video Skills into the French Curriculum

This project came about because lecturers on the French programme had noticed students engaging more and more with audiovisual information and forms of expression, which relates to the greater use of social media and availability of audiovisual media in general. Similarly, lecturers had felt a responsibility to […]

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