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    • 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 

      Athlone Institute of Technology [staff] (Athlone Institute of Technology, 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 This work is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Guidelines ...
    • 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 ...
    • A strategic and collaborative approach to internationalisation at Athlone Institute of Technology 

      Kelly, Eimear; O'Donoghue, Catherine; Harding, Nuala; Simpson, Mary (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2017)
      The intentional process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension into the purpose, functions and delivery of post-secondary education, in order to enhance the quality of education and research for ...
    • Student-Led Seminar: International Destination Management 

      O'Connor, Noëlle (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Title of assessment strategy The Group Active Learning Strategy chosen for this assignment was group presentations through a studentled seminar (See Appendix 1) as Ryan (2021; 58), Plastow, Spiliotopoulou and Prior ...
    • Supporting creative active learning design for academics through mobile Technology Kits 

      O'Connor, Mark (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context Tablet devices foster the creation of asynchronous online content with enhanced production values of superior sound, video, lighting, positioning and resolution. They also provide ...
    • Supporting International Students Using UDL 

      O'Donoghue, Catherine (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that is applied to curriculum development, assessment, and teaching and learning strategies. It aims to enhance the learning experiences of all students by creating ...
    • TBL facilitator guide 

      O'Brien, Anne Marie; O'Hanlon, Dave (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020)
      Team-Based Learning Workshop
    • Teachers as learners: exploring the impact of accredited professional development on learning and assessment in Irish higher education. 

      Maguire, Moira; Harding, Nuala; Noonan, Gina; O'Connor, Tamara; This work was funded by The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning under their 2016 Network Funding. (All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), 2017)
      The works presented in this volume exemplify the practice of assessment explored through accredited professional development (APD) across Ireland and the impact this has had on individual lecturers, students, modules and ...
    • Team Based Learning: An Introduction 

      O'Hanlon, David; Duffy, Stephanie; McCormack, Natasha; Seery, Mairead (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Team Based Learning (TBL) is an educational design pattern that was originally developed by Larry Michaelsen of the University of Oklahoma in the late 1970s. TBL has a compelling evidence base which indicates that ...
    • Team Based Learning: The Power of The Readiness Assurance Process (R.A.P) 

      McCormack, Natasha (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Team-based learning (TBL) represents a new and innovative pedological strategy and is commonly used in the medical field. It has been suggested to result in better learning outcomes than traditional “lecture style” ...
    • Team-based Learning: A Team Reflection 

      Duffy, Stephanie; McCormack, Natasha; O'Hanlon, David; Seery, Mairead (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Introduction The “Fundamentals in Team Based Learning (TBL)” workshop series offered within TUS Midlands in 2019 and again in 2021 provided faculty with formal training in TBL as well as the opportunity to apply the ...
    • Technology for TBL tools 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology., 2020)
      Screencast-O-Matic is an easy to use video creation program that allow users to record video from a web cam, capture their computer screen, and record their voice. Screencast-O-Matic record video can be uploaded directly ...
    • Technology for team-based learning: peer evaluation 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020)
      In TBL the self-management of the team is a guiding principle and this is very much centred around peer review (Sibley, 2018). We must aim to give the students the tools to be able to do this. There are a number of resources ...
    • Technology-enabled feedback in the first year: a synthesis of the literature 

      O'Regan, Lisa; Brown, Mark; Harding, Nuala; McDermott, Geraldine; Ryan, Seamus (2016)
      Improving student transition into Higher Education (HE) has been identified as a key priority for Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology (IoT) (DES 2011, Denny 2015, HEA 2015). Effective feedback can play a critical ...
    • Three-stage MCQ quiz for first years (using moodle & either Zoom or IT room) 

      Cuskelly, Geraldine (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context Subject domain - BSc Nutrition & Heath Science & BSc Physical Activity & Health Science (Year 1) (n= ~60) Brief rationale for why you use this learning approach Previously ...