Learning & Teaching update October

Building Student Resilience Two workshops were run at QMU on 30 August by Abby Shovlin (Wellbeing Coach, and also an academic developer at the University of Edinburgh). The first workshop focused on learning and teaching approaches which help students build resilience and well-being, and the second took the perspective of professional services support. To find … Continue reading Learning & Teaching update October

Turnitin Summit – September 2018

From the start of this academic year, Queen Margaret University has adopted online marking using Turnitin. The Turnitin Summit provided us with an opportunity to meet with the Turnitin management team and discuss community feedback. Turnitin is currently used in 160 countries for checking Academic Integrity, Online Marking and Feedback. Over the last 12-months, there have been … Continue reading Turnitin Summit – September 2018

Visit to Kathmandu – August 2018

Three-years-ago I visited Kathmandu to lead the rollout and required staff development of the Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) software, processes and practices.  This resulted in 100% of eligible submissions and feedback being digitalised, creating a transparent and efficient approach to marking whilst benefiting students with the timely delivery of detailed in script feedback. The efficacy of the EMA approach … Continue reading Visit to Kathmandu – August 2018

Learning & Teaching update

Building Student Resilience Two workshops were run at QMU on 30 August by Abby Shovlin (Wellbeing Coach, and also an academic developer at the University of Edinburgh). The first workshop focused on learning and teaching approaches which help students build resilience and well-being, and the second took the perspective of professional services support. To find … Continue reading Learning & Teaching update

What’s happening in researcher development this semester?

We have some exciting opportunities for development coming up over the next few months, remember to check the CAP website and moderator messages for details on how to book. Workshops will run on the following topics Statistics training (multi workshop event, various dates) Research integrity Financial management Researcher in residence If there is anything that … Continue reading What’s happening in researcher development this semester?