Faculty of Engineering & Design

  • 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...

  • TEL Survey - results and action plan

    During the summer/autumn of 2016 we asked academic staff in the Faculty to complete our Technology Enhanced Learning survey. The survey aims to inform our planning so we can better support teaching staff. In discussion with the Associate Dean for...

  • Introduction to wiki (again)

      Wiki, wiki, wiki... We've all heard about it. Our Faculty's internal web pages. But why should we use it? Basically it has all the information you need... About everything else. Imagine this. You need to know what the new...

  • Celebration day - 15th December 2016

    The Faculty Professional Services team held a Celebrating Excellence event in December which aimed to reward and recognise everyone’s amazing achievements over the past year. As part of this, the team were given opportunity to nominate and vote for colleagues...

  • Using Wiki to improve processes

    I first used Wiki when I started in my current role to share papers for a group meeting. I only used very basic features to start with, such as uploading papers and using permissions to give new members access, but...

  • Association of University Administrators Annual Conference 2015

    I became aware of the Association of University Administrators (AUA) through attending a presentation at the University of Bath about their study tours.  I thought that it seemed like such a positive opportunity to share information and expertise, and to...