Nick Willsmer, from the Department for Heath at the University of Bath, discusses a funded project initiated by a student to run a conference for the Sports Performance field that involved a range of senior external academics as keynotes and research talks, practitioners from a range of fields, and undergraduate students presenting on dissertation topics. The event was successful and Nick presents the background, what they did and finally some of the lessons learnt.
Early Challenge Essay to tackle Plagiarism
In order to help tackle some problems with plagiarism on a postgraduate programme in the School of Management, an early essay was introduced. This case study from Dr Bruce Rayton provides the background, information on the essay, and the results...
Dr Fiona Dickinson, from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath, explains her use of concept bite videos in a concept bite video. This is a recorded version of a case study presentation at a Director of Studies...
Peer marking for writing skills
Prof Andrew Heath, from the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath, describes how he uses peer marking in a course to help students develop writing skills as they attempt lab reports: In this second video,...