Using Whatsapp and Wikipedia as Learning and Teaching drivers

PRESENTATION Author(s) Pedro Telles ; Richard Davies Abstract How can we use Whatsapp and Wikipedia as drivers for learning? With the help of the Wikimedia UK in 2016/17 we did just that in Competition Law, using both to change how the module is delivered and assessed. Whatsapp was used as a case study in seminars…

A View of the Bay – from two perspectives

PRESENTATION Author(s) Ellen Spender Abstract How to truly experience the student experience? Become a student. 20 years a lecturer and then I decided to enrol as a fulltime student in order to experience, on a daily basis, the barriers students today face and constantly think about ways to break down those barriers. In September 2016…

Flipping the classroom for adult nursing students: a case study

PRESENTATION Author(s) Gabby Rowley-Conwy Abstract The aim of this project was to explore the use of the flipped classroom for second year undergraduate adult nursing students. The flipped classroom promotes active learning, student engagement and student achievement. During the project, four theory lectures on assessment skills were replaced by interactive ‘Learning Packs’ using an online…

Uncivil Behaviour in Higher Education (Nursing) – Students Perceptions

PRESENTATION Author(s) Deborah Rowberry Abstract Recently the Department saw evidence of uncivil behaviour in some students. The results of which were affecting students wellbeing, their academic work and their desire to stay on the course. A series of meetings were held to ascertain the problems and to elicit consent. The meetings resulted in a set…

Audio feedback with TurnItIn

PRESENTATION Author(s) Dr Vivienne Rogers Abstract Online marking has become standard at Swansea University. This has placed a considerable burden on staff; some of whom find typing slow and time-consuming and this is set to increase as the university expands. While we can look to adapting the coursework we set, feedback remains a persistent issue…