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    • 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 

      O'Leary, Edith (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 ...
    • 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 ...