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    • Conversations on an emergent professional network: a personal reflection on the background, development and sustainability of the Educational Developers in Ireland Network (EDIN). 

      Harding, Nuala (EDIN, 2013)
      The purpose of this chapter is to capture an oral history of the Educational Developers in Ireland Network (EDIN), which was established in 2002, and to provide a snapshot of the Network as it is currently in 2012-13. ...
    • Deploying H5P Interactive Video To Displace F2F Learning In Blended Learning 

      Ryan, Seamus (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Context A Year 1 Business Mathematics module (n = 30-40) is being re-configured for blended learning. Displacing some of the face to face teaching with video resources (such as YouTube clips) or narrated ...
    • Developing Writing Skills Through Weblogs 

      Connolly, Emer (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Many students struggle with writing at one time or another and find academic writing “daunting” (Carlse, 2019, p. 183). One strategy I used previously while lecturing in the media in two universities was to implement ...
    • Digital Badge Accreditation 

      Lucey, Sharon (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context This active learning strategy was introduced to all undergraduate programmes within the department: BBus (Hons) in Business Studies (Enterprise & Innovation), BBs (Hons) in ...
    • Discussion Forums: Using The PHdd Strategy 

      Ryan, Michael F. (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      ‘PHdd’ (Post, Harvest, display & discuss) is an advanced version of the more frequently used ‘forum post’ with two additional layers that embed learning through a summary display of key ideas posted, followed by an ...
    • Emerging Insights from an Evaluative Study: exploring the impact of active Learning on academic practice in blended and online learning 

      O'Toole, Sarah (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      This reflection is based on the initial key finding from a research study exploring the impact of Active Learning on Academic Practice in Blended and Online Learning. The findings are based on a review of literature in ...
    • Enhancing TBL with technology- 5 tips: online TBL 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020-04)
      TBL usually involves students and educators meeting in the same place at the same time. However, as technology has evolved, TBL practitioners have experimented with different ways of facilitating these stages outside ...
    • An evaluation of the Academic Writing Centre in Athlone Institute of Technology. 

      Kelly, Eimear; Harding, Nuala (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2016)
      The Academic Writing Centre (AWC) was established in Athlone Institute of Technology in November 2015. The aim of the study which formed the basis of this report was to evaluate this new initiative which sought to promote ...
    • Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: application exercises 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020-04)
      In the physical classroom, the guidelines for the completion of application exercises can be printed off and distributed to each team (e.g. Franklin et al., 2016), or projected on a screen for a class to view. Teams ...
    • Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: pre class preparation 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020-04)
      Traditionally, the pre-class preparation phase of TBL involved students covering readings prior to a session (Michaelsen, 2002). Pre-class readings may have included chapters/excerpts from textbooks and articles or ...
    • Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: readiness assurance tests 

      Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology (2020) Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: readiness assurance tests, 2020-04)
      The traditional approach to the roll out of the Individual Readiness Assurance test is a "paper and pen" approach. This can result in reams of paper being used (question sheets and answer forms all need to be printed). ...
    • Fairy-Tales, Role Plays & Groupwork 

      Mather, Mathew (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      This strategy is inspired by: Case Studies, Fish-Bowl Learning, Role Plays, Using Visuals, Cooperative Learning and Group work, Group Presentations, A Guest Speaker and E-tivities. Teaching & Learning Context This ...
    • Feedback in first year: a landscape snapshot. 

      O'Regan, Lisa; Brown, Mark; Harding, Nuala; Maguire, Moira; Irish National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning under the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2014. (2016)
      The Y1Feedback project is funded by the Irish National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning under the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2014. At its core, the Y1Feedback project aims to enhance ...
    • Final Year Capstone Group & Individual Assessment 

      Ryan, Michael F.; Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      The context of the assessment task for this 4th Year Final capstone assessment is based on the widely acclaimed ‘Dragon’s Den’ BBC programme that showcases entrepreneurs' business ideas to investors. The investment for ...
    • Flipping The Classroom To Form A Community Of Learning 

      O'Mahony, Nora (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context The teaching and learning context applies to law modules with students assigned in groups of four. Each group is required to conduct in depth research in relation to the sections ...
    • FYP: The Road To Self-Assessment 

      McInerney, Derek; Griffin, James (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      This active learning project is part of a development for an online self-reflective and self-assessment assistive technology enhanced learning tool designed for final year project students within the Faculty of ...
    • 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 ...