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    • Gaining Insight Into Students’ Difficulties Using KWL 

      Walsh, Aoife (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context Peer Assisted Student Support, (PASS) is an optional 5-credit module available to second year students at TUS: MMW (only Athlone campus currently). Between 30 – 40 students ...
    • Group Presentation: Presenting Problems Professionally 

      Ahern, Morna Canty (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context The assessment is a group presentation for business students studying financial services modules. The assessment is deigned to be examine the students across Year 1 to Year 3 ...
    • Groupwork in Higher Education: a Practitioner's Guide 

      Ryan, Michael F. (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      This practitioner guide is designed to offer an overall framework for successfully developing and facilitating group work processes. It guides the novice practitioner through each stage of the process. It signposts ...
    • Guidelines for creating a UDL Virtual Learning Environment 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
      Explore the accessibility tools which give limited changes to font and background colour. Add alt text for images at the point of image upload to the virtual media library. Make text transcripts for audio content available ...
    • Guidelines for creating UDL PowerPoint 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
      Background. Font. Electronic accessibility. Organisation. Emphasis. Spacing. Images.
    • Harnessing “WebWork” Platform To Engage Students 

      Browne, Patrick (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context In the academic year 2021/22 I have scaled up use of the “WebWork” platform for my mathematics courses. WebWork is an online platform allowing students to try mathematics ...
    • Individual Presentation using A Problem Based Learning approach: When learning outcomes extend beyond the virtual classroom 

      Boyle, Ashling Sheehan (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context The content is delivered through online synchronous and asynchronous delivery. On campus delivery was restricted due to Covid 19. Students are working in the sector of early years ...
    • Infographics & Concept Mapping 

      Allen, Lynn (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      As part of the Athletic Therapy programme in TUS midlands, our students obtain clinical hands-on experience through practical classes and fundamental theoretical knowledge in lectures. The Athletic Therapy students ...
    • Interpreting A Turnitin Feedback Report 

      O'Donoghue, Catherine (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context Working to support academic writing skills across the whole university, an instructional video on how to use the information presented in a Turnitin feedback report was ...
    • Library Resources For Active Learning (Online Library Guide) 

      Ryan, Michael F.; Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest; Library Team TUS Midwest (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      The Library guide, Library Resources for Active Learning is aimed at academic staff, interested in accessing and evaluating a range of recommended resources for the development of learner-centred active learning ...
    • Life history research: stories of social justice & change 

      McMahon, Sinead (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      The assessment strategy contains two parts: Summative - Students are asked to select an individual who has been inspirational in acting for social justice and conduct life history research on them. They must write ...
    • Multiple Choice 4S (Significant, Same, Specific, Simultaneous) Application Exercise 

      Duffy, Stephanie (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      This strategy is used to teach an Organisational Management module to a second-year group of Accounting students, with approximately 40 students in the class. The 4S Application Exercise forms a core part of the Team ...
    • My Assignment Planner [and Calendar] 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
      Module. Assignment Title. Word Count. Due Date.
    • One size does not fit all - a holistic approach to helping a diverse student population make the successful transition to academic life in an Irish Institute of Higher Education. 

      Walsh, Aoife; Kelly, Eimear; Howley, Helen (2014)
      AIT Engage: Collaboration between the Student Resource Centre and the AIT Students’ Union clubs and societies. Aimed at promoting student engagement
    • An overview of placement practices in Athlone Institute of Technology. 

      Kelly, Eimear; Harding, Nuala (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2017-06-06)
      There is strong evidence to suggest that placements and work experience are extremely valuable to students, both in terms of their academic performance and their employability skills. Research conducted with higher education ...
    • Poster Presentation: Travel Operations & Geography 

      O'Connor, Noëlle (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Poster presentations have many advantages for novice presenters (as with this first-year cohort) who may find developing poster content less intimidating than writing a report (Berg and Hicks, 2017; 461). The poster ...
    • Reaching out to all: a set of guidelines and resources for a universal design for learning approach to learning, teaching and assessment in higher education 

      O'Donoghue, Catherine; Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest, 2021)
      Higher education works with a diverse population. All students are welcomed into the learning community, coming from a variety of backgrounds, creating a diverse learning community. While many will move through their ...
    • Reflecting on the use of an Assigned Reading Exercise: Global Tourism Issues 

      O'Connor, Noëlle (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Enamul-Hoque (2016; 46) states that the cognitive domain includes learning processes including a hierarchy of skills involving processing information, constructing understanding, applying knowledge, solving problems, ...
    • Reflections on Active Learning Approaches 

      Bergin, Melissa (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Student Engagement - Active Learning approaches help me to engage more and understand information better. They help me take control of my learning process. I find absorbing information is challenging but using active ...
    • Speed Dating For Ideas Generation 

      Tynan, Elaine (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context Group activity, ideally 5 or more people. Helps come up with ideas and build on each other’s ideas.This can be used as a starting point for an assessment. Implementing the ...