Durbbu 2016 – Solution to Perennial Presentation Problems

This is a  quick summary of a case study at Durham University presented by Elaine Tan at #durbbu 2016, utilising the institutional video platform to support formative feedback on student presentations. There is a common problem on degree programmes: the student presentation. It’s a problem because too often students are expected to undertake presentations without … Continue reading Durbbu 2016 – Solution to Perennial Presentation Problems

The paperless student: reading on screen

Digital capabilities, specifically those for effective use of digital devices for reading documents, are incorrectly assumed to be part of students’ skills set. Whilst digital devices are prevalent, this does not mean that all their features are known or that the most appropriate software is installed on them. Students may be familiar with what they … Continue reading The paperless student: reading on screen

Unravelling student expectations (ALT-C 2012 Conference Short Paper)

Unravelling student expectations: the use of early student data and module feedback to inform implementation (in the context of learning technologies). Short paper for the ALT-C Conference, Manchester, 11 September 2012. Matt Cornock (Social Policy and Social Work, University of York) Downloads Unravelling student expectations – Abstract [PDF] Unravelling student expectations – Slides with notes [PDF] Abstract Managing student expectations has become a … Continue reading Unravelling student expectations (ALT-C 2012 Conference Short Paper)

Addressing information literacy collaboratively (FELT Conference Poster)

Innovations and Collaborations in Information Literacy and Academic Skills. Poster for University of York Forum for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching Conference, 25 May 2011 Matt Cornock (SPSW) with Sue Cumberpatch (University Library and Archives), Robert Gunn (Social Work) and Katy Mann (ASO) Download Poster [PDF] Sumbitted abstract This poster presentation will summarise how close collaboration between … Continue reading Addressing information literacy collaboratively (FELT Conference Poster)