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    • Using Vevox Live Polling As A Formative Assessment Tool 

      McDermott, Geraldine (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context I teach an online Research Methods module to approximately 35 Level 9 postgraduate students on the PG Diploma in Financial Management and the PG Diploma in Quality Management and ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Best practice identification in a relevant industry and its application to the workplace. 

      Gilchrist, Jim; Doran, Declan (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      This assessment is used on a number of Postgraduate programmes in the Department of Lifelong Learning in TUS Midlands campus as part of the programme capstone module. The assessment consists of two components and involves ...
    • TUS iMac Orchestra: sound synthesis, ensemble performance and improvised solo performances 

      Duffy, Patrick Mark (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context This activity is inspired by the works of the Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk) and the Huddersfield Experimental Laptop orchestra (HELO). These groups consist of students, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Using Numbas As a Revision Tool For Mathematics Students 

      Doheny, Frank (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching Context For the continuous assessment element of my courses, I use Moodle quizzes but to help students revise and practise the mathematical methodologies I have created Numbas quizzes. Overview of ...
    • Using Peer Evaluation For Assessment ‘As’ Learning 

      Seery, Mairead (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context All Year 1 students in the Department of Computer and Software Engineering take a module in semester 2 called Communication for Engineering. One of the learning outcomes of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Care-Centred Pedagogy Through Active Learning And Innovative Assessment 

      O'Connell, Catherine Ann; Ryan, Michael F. (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      The discourse of ‘care centred pedagogy’ has gained significant momentum in recent decades. Authors such as Lynch (2010 & 2015) and Noddings (2013) have highlighted the dangers of ‘care-less’ education environments associated ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Building Teamwork To Engage Students 

      Russell, Michael (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Through action research I inquired into my pedagogical practice, where one of the research questions I asked was: How do I build teamwork within a Software Engineering Curriculum to engage students? (Russell, 2021). I ...
    • Using Moodle Workshop to facilitate peer review in a group assignment 

      O'Connor, Mark; Madden, Billy; Cannon, Matt (Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest, 2022)
      Summary of Teaching & Learning Context Moodle Workshop is one of a number of tools available to academics and technologists to use to foster peer on peer interactions, embedding graduate attributes such as professionalism ...