Study Skills

Published:

22-06-2021

Categories:

Events, Study Skills

Session abstract:  In an attempt to evaluate the impact of study skills sessions on students’ marks a descriptive statistics approach was developed in 2017. This approach focusses on subject-specific study skills sessions embedded in the curriculum that are related directly to individual assessment tasks. The descriptive statistics analysis is based on establishing mark categories, and...

Notebook with the words Study Skills on the cover

Published:

09-06-2021

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Events, Study Skills

Session abstract:  The Study Skills team at Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) in collaboration with a Graphic Design staff and students have developed a set of activity cards to help scaffold students’ essay writing from planning through to editing. These are evidence-based activities drawn from in-course subject-specific and open, cross-disciplinary workshops undertaken at AUB and are...

Illustration of a person writing an essay

Published:

25-03-2021

Categories:

Study Skills

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Kendall Richards and Nick Pilcher of Edinburgh Napier University – who presented on this topic at the fabulous ScotHELD Winter 2021 Conference. Who we are – and why we wrote this blog We are Kendall Richards and Nick Pilcher. We are lecturers at Edinburgh Napier University. Kendall is in...

Picture of Tinkerbell

Published:

12-03-2021

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

Puzzling the pieces This #Take5 is brought to you from Katharine Stapleford who has solved this year’s Covid-19 problem - how to get students working (and reading) collaboratively when studying online and at a distance. Here’s Katharine: Background I teach on the MA Digital Education programme at Leeds University. The programme is 100% online distance...

jigsaw puzzle illustration with four characters carrying the jigsaw

Published:

27-02-2021

Categories:

Events, Playful and Creative Learning, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

Date / Time: Thursday 18th February – 3pmLocation: Online via CollaboratePresenters: Arielle Redman, University of York Description:  Processing, understanding, and remembering information is often aided by combining images with text or keywords. These are the two essential ingredients of the majority of memes, which are, by definition, widely shared and enjoyed. Come prepared with a piece of research or...

The word Meme in magazine letters pinned to a cork notice board. Meme is used to describe a piece of information or an element of culture in various media.

Published:

22-10-2020

Categories:

Study Skills

“I was asked to deliver a ‘skills’ session to a group of second years. I went into the room - the students were dotted about in ones, occasionally twos. They all had their coats on. They did not know each other's names. These students had not arrived in that classroom. Arguably, they had not arrived...

Image from Education for Social Justice Framework – colourful hands raised.

Published:

30-07-2020

Categories:

Academic Literacy, Study Skills

This #Take5 is brought to you from Dr Chris Little. Chris is a Learning Developer and Teaching Fellow in Keele University’s Institute for Innovation and Teaching Excellence and serves on the editorial board of Innovative Practice in Higher Education. Chris writes about the journal - with a special focus on their new poster section. Publish...

Dashboard of charts

Published:

26-03-2020

Categories:

Research Methodologies and Data Collection, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

This #Take5 post is brought to you by Helen Hewertson … who works at a large post 92 UK University. She is the main person responsible for the day-to-day running of the foundation programme in Humanities and Social Science and is module leader for and teaches on all the core modules. There is a cohort...

Helen’s student’s drawing

Published:

30-01-2020

Categories:

Education, Study Skills

This month’s #Take5 blog is brought to you from Ian Johnson, Learning Development Tutor, University of Portsmouth. Ian discusses an interesting, dynamic reflective process that makes reflection move beyond performance to something useful and meaningful. Reflective Practice – ‘Surfing the Wave’ Teaching students how to reflect in writing can be a thorny issue for disciplinary...

Context dependence - Waves

Published:

31-10-2019

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Study Skills

Stortelling in Learning Development This #Take5 blog post is brought to you by Anne-Kathrin Reck co-organiser of the recent ALDinHE one-day regional symposium at the University of Portsmouth: ‘Storytelling in Learning Development’ (September 12th 2019). This turned out to be a day filled with fun, informative and participatory sessions, covering presentations, workshops, show & tells...

Rare Books storytelling

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