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An investigation into the use of an undergraduate journal club as an engagement tool to encourage students’ interaction with scientific literature.
The purpose of this action research study was to investigate the use of an undergraduate journal club as an engagement tool to encourage/facilitate students’ interaction with primary scientific literature. Engagement with ...
An Exploratory study of ‘Grit’ in Higher Education
Academic success may not be wholly dependent on the cognitive ability of the student. Recently, other non-cognitive factors such as grit, tenacity and perseverance have been identified as important factors in the long term ...
‘An investigation into the use of rubric-based self-assessment and written feedback as an effective teaching tool for the enhancement of student learning in the practical element of a food science degree module’.
This action research took place over ten weeks of laboratory practical work within a Food Microbiology module at Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT). The customary method of assessing laboratory practical work is ...
Active and collaborative learning items on the Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE); Interpretations of, and responses to by students and staff of the Department of Science at LYIT
This study focusses specifically on questions on collaborative learning within the area of ‘Active learning’ in the Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) which was piloted in Ireland in 2013 and was rolled out in full ...
Access/Preparatory Studies Programmes at LYIT – Students’ Perspectives
There is little available research about the opinions and experiences of students who undertake Access/Preparatory Studies programmes in Ireland. This is an exploratory project which attempts to address this lack of ...