Case Studies

  • LITEbox - Santander Technology Fund announces first funding awards

    LITEbox - Santander Technology Fund announces first funding awards The LITEbox team is delighted to announce the first three successful awards from its new Santander Technology Fund, launched in November 2017. Supported by Santander, as part of the company's wider...

  • Social media app to help students learn from each other

    Staff involved Keith Brown, Dept of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Julie Letchford, Dept of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Albert Bolhuis, Dept of Pharmacy and Pharmacology What technology is being used? Second year MPharm students are currently trialling a Social Media App called...

  • Audio feedback made easy with an app

    Dr James Betts, Department for Health, uses an app on a tablet to provide audio feedback to his students. Students upload their coursework to Moodle, which are then transferred to the app. James can view the student's work and provide...

  • Automatic marking of code to reduce time and pressure on marking

    Staff involved Rachid Hourizi, Dept of Computer Science Julian Padget, Dept of Computer Science Marina De Vos, Dept of Computer Science Alan Hayes, Dept of Computer Science What problem did you hope to solve? With increasing cohort sizes each year...

  • Using Peerwise (MCQ software) to encourage a deeper understanding

    Staff involved Amanda Mackenzie, Dept of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Christine Edmead, Dept of Pharmacy and Pharmacology What was done and what technology was used? Peerwise is free online software which supports students in the creation, sharing, evaluation and discussion of...

  • An online tutorial for evaluating scientific research literature

    Staff involved Dr Julie Letchford, Dept of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Dr Hazel Corradi, Dept of Biology and Biochemistry Dr Bridgette Duncombe, Dept of Chemistry Tom Rogers, Library Trevor Davies, External What problem was trying to be solved? It was found...

  • Technology Showcase

    On 19 February, four short presentations took place followed by a poster display. This event showcasing the use of technology within learning and teaching from different staff across the University gave the attendees an opportunity to share and discuss ideas,...

  • Audio feedback on Moodle for language students

    Staff involved Asun Solano Torres, Academic Skills & Foreign Language Centre What problem did you hope to solve? I hoped to improve feedback to students by providing very detailed feedback which would not have been possible in a written format....