Staff event

  • Assessment - using Moodle Assignment

    On 31 March Rachel Applegate and I held a presentation and practice workshop on the Moodle Assignment tool. Our presentation looked at the settings and Rachel explained the impact (on staff and students) of choosing particular ones. The presentation was...

  • Forming a cross university networking group to share best practices and experiences

    Jane L Phippen, Taught Programmes Manager at the Faculty of Engineering & Design, reflects on her involvement in forming a cross university networking group and hosting the University’s first Taught Programmes Administration Networking Event. February 28 may have been the...

  • Building networks at the Engineering Placement Fair

    Alison Ukleja, Placements Manager, writes about our recent Engineering Placement Fair: In November we welcomed over 70 companies to campus for our Placement Fair. Our industrial partners got the opportunity to promote their businesses and talk with our students about...

  • Transportation in the low carbon age

    Professor Jamie Turner summarises his recent inaugural lecture on Transportation in the low carbon age: My inaugural lecture looked at the challenge of how society can offer freedom of transport while facing up to climate change. The stark facts In...

  • TEL Event #3 - Web conferencing

    Our third event saw Dr John Orr describe how he and his colleague, Dr Saverio Spadea, used a web conferencing tool called Adobe Connect to deliver a successful, blended workshop – with 20 participants on campus and another 50 online....

  • TEL Event #2 Summary

    Focus on Assessment & Feedback This event enabled teaching staff to share an example of how they’ve used technology to enhance assessment and feedback activities.  We recorded this to share with everyone and here we offer a brief summary. (The...

  • TEL Event #2 - Focus on assessment and feedback

    Please come along to the second Technology Enhanced Learning event on 24 June 2016 11:15-12:05, CB 3.5 Assessment and feedback using the Moodle rubric - Sabina Gheduzzi (Mechanical Engineering) Using a Moodle database for peer assessment with a large cohort...

  • Raj Aggarwal's retirement event

    After over 40 years in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Professor Raj Aggarwal is retiring. Raj, who started at the University in October 1973, is a familiar face around the campus. Colleagues from across the University are warmly...

  • Our second Faculty PGT Learning & Teaching Conference

    Sally Clift, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, gives an overview of our second Faculty PGT Learning & Teaching Conference: 'Defining Excellence in Postgraduate Education' and where we go from here: The conference Following on from the work of the ‘Defining...

  • Faculty of Engineering & Design Technology Enhanced Learning: event write up

    Last week saw the first Faculty of Engineering & Design Technology Enhanced Learning event. The event followed on from on from last semester’s LITEbox Technology Panel Debate chaired by Peter Lambert. Jos Darling (Mechanical Engineering), Marcelle McManus (Mechanical Engineering), Mirella...