Engineering and Design
Faculty of Engineering and Design
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,...
Screencasting Problem Solutions
Prof Tina Düren from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Bath discusses her use of screencast recording of solutions to problem sheet questions on her course.
Department GTA Support: Chemical Engineering
This case study from Chemical Engineering, is part of a series providing short summaries of some of the different good practice models and approaches taken to department level support for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). In Chemical Engineering a member of...
Social Networks and Social Learning: a study of two MOOC communities
Summary The University has successfully run two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs); one on ‘Inside Cancer’ and one on ‘Sustainability for Professionals’. These MOOCs have attracted different communities of participants, as reported internally at Exchange! 2014. Social Network Analysis (SNA)...
Improving feedback mechanisms to UG students in engineering degrees
Summary This 2014-15 project made an important contribution to the overall cost of a one-semester (S1, 2014/15) sabbatical aimed at improving the student experience through enhancing teaching, learning and feedback outcomes during UG degrees in Chemical Engineering at two leading...
In session feedback using Poll Everywhere
Dr Aydin Nassehi from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath discusses using the Poll everywhere audience response system in his lectures to gain feedback from students.
Using videos in teaching
Dr Chris Blenkinsopp, from the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath, discusses how and why he uses videos in teaching.
PBL Engineering Design course
Dr Chris Blenkinsopp, from the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath, describes his fourth year Civil Engineering Design project as a form of problem based learning in which students work for 'clients' on real world projects.
Double blind marking on Moodle
Dr Steve Cayzer from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath discusses some of the background and reasons behind the department exploring the use of Moodle for double blind marking. He then discusses the lessons learnt from exploring this use, producing a set of requirements.
Flipping Computer Programming
Flipping Project Case Study: Dr Paul Shepherd presents a case study of the pilot Flipping Project in ACE for a computer programming course.