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  • Top 5 worries for new MSc students

    I surveyed our current and recently graduated MSc students to find out what their worries were about starting an MSc. 1.    Getting back into the momentum of studying as quickly as others on your course You may have had an...

  • Don't forget to complete our Faculty Learning Technologies survey

    Hi there, You may have already heard about our Faculty Learning Technologies survey – many thanks to staff who have already completed it! In our new roles (Learning Technologists) we’re keen to get a clear picture of how academic staff...

  • Macro of the Month: Column

    Introduction Column is another basic macro with one specific use. It is useful for breaking up areas of the page to allow you to control the layout. Application(s) Column has one function: allows you to subdivide a section of a...

  • A shared MSA mission

    The Faculty Professional Services are vital to the academic and student success we achieve. Without the dedicated team, who are enthusiastic, supportive and creative, many successes would not have been achieved.  We are in extremely exciting times with Postgraduate developments...

  • Macro of the month: Children display

    Introduction Children display is another basic macro with one specific use. It is particularly useful for spaces with many nested pages ('child pages') which can be hidden from view; this macro enables you to help visitors to find those pages...

  • 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...

  • Women in Engineering

    To celebrate Women in Engineering Day, Dr Min Pan, Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, shares her experiences of studying and working in engineering: How will you be spending Women in Engineering Day? I think I will spend the morning in the...

  • Introducing our Faculty Staff Wiki space

    As part of the CMS transition, our Faculty’s internal web pages have migrated to the University’s Wiki (called Confluence). Our new Faculty of Engineering & Design Staff Wiki space means: Faculty staff information is contained in one place teams can...

  • 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...

  • Macro of the Month: Labels List

    Introduction Labels List is a very basic macro with one specific use. It is particularly useful where you have a large space with a lot of content, including multiple different items on a page, as it enables you to create...