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TEL Lunches

Throughout Spring, the Learning Enhancement and Support Team will be delivering a series of lunchtime workshops titled ‘TEL Lunches’. Starting in April, join us at lunchtime to explore some of the tools and technologies available at HYMS to enhance Teaching, Learning and Assessment. These sessions will be delivered during the

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TurningPoint – Encouraging Active Engagement in Lectures

The traditional lecture is often criticised for being a passive learning experience for students. Evidence suggests that only a fraction of information presented is retained by students (McLaughlin and Mandin, 2001). Student response systems can facilitate student engagement with each other, the subject content and the lecturer. They enable students to interact in

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Lecture Capture and the Flipped Classroom

Here at HYMS we have been using Lecture capture for a number of year now with great success. It has become an invaluable part of our teaching methodology (certainly at undergraduate), with the geographically dispersed nature of HYMS not having lecture capture would make lecture and content delivery problematic to

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Professor and Students Share Reactions to the Flipped Classroom

This is a nice blog article from the American website Faculty Focus (http://www.facultyfocus.com) where Philip LaRocco talks about how he revitalised his Energy Business and Economic Development course with a blended/flipped classroom approach (see link below).   Professor and Students Share Reactions to the Flipped Classroom

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