Jacqui Williams on Flipped Learning

In this video, Jacqui Williams talks about her experiences of implementing flipped learning in her teaching. Students had complained of ‘death by PowerPoint’ in the predominantly lecture-based model of teaching, and this led Jacqui to reflect that, traditionally, midwifery was taught using much more active teaching methods, which led to the deeper learning necessary for …

Dr John Turner on personalising learning using QR codes

This post sees us with John Turner, who is an assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. He encountered particular challenges when introducing the concept of material balances to two first year modules, which cover the topic of process engineering and separation process fundamentals. John tells us “I teach this complex topic …

Dr Katherine Martin – recording video tutorials

In this post, we talk with Katherine Martin, Assistant Professor in the Business School, about her use of recorded video tutorials. Katherine says “Last year, I became module convenor of a first year financial accounting module with a large cohort of over 500 students. A key skill for the module is for students to be …