Talking of teaching
May 17, 2013
Dr Anna Betram: “Kay Bond discussed her curriculum review project for Faculty of Engineering courses. The learning outcomes for each course and module were established by considering the requirements of the governing bodies and following input from module convenors. In conjunction with the Medical School and Information Services software was developed to map learning outcomes …
May 6, 2013
Students talk about how they organise their revision, check their learning, and prepare to take exams. Visit the University’s Studying Effectively website for more on learning at University.
April 29, 2013
The student take on ways to improve your citing and referencing performance through better note-taking and understanding when you need to acknowledge the source of ideas. Visit the University’s Studying Effectively website for more on learning at University.
April 22, 2013
Various approaches to starting out on choosing an essay, doing the reading and putting your argument together. Visit the University’s Studying Effectively website for more on learning at University.
April 15, 2013
Students’ understanding of critical thinking and building an argument in an essay. Visit the University’s Studying Effectively website for more on learning at University.
April 9, 2013
Prof Vicky Story: “Both Duncan [Dr Shaw on the UK perspective] and Mohan [Prof Mohan Avvari on the Malasia perspective] highlight the difficulties in getting firms to host MBA projects. However, as they also highlight, and based on my own experience supervising a number of these company-based projects, when they are done well, they are …
April 8, 2013
Students describe the feedback they’ve been getting and how learning from the feedback on one piece of work helps with improving performance on the next piece. Visit the University’s Studying Effectively website for more on learning at University.
March 26, 2013
Anita Chakrabarty: “The success of an international project hinges on many things, amongst them of course is excellent support from the teams that set up the entire collaborative effort in both campuses. Apart from students, I believe that such projects are equally sought after by faculty, for two reasons. First it expands our own knowledge …
March 13, 2013
Prof. Mohan Avvari: “As Dr Duncan Shaw rightly put it in his post on the UK perspective, many MBAs love doing projects with external organisations because it gives them access to the full commercial context of their work, they can see how it helps the firm and they have a much more compelling addition their …
February 26, 2013
Dr Duncan Shaw: “About seven years ago they gave me the admin job of finding projects for MBA dissertations. I used to work for Motorola and I did consultancy projects for lots of firms, so when I became an academic the Business School in the UK asked me to work with firms to get company-based …