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
It was wonderful to meet and greet all of our new doctoral candidates last month, I hope you are settling well and making good use of all of the supportive resources that we offer. The first submissions for the Dcert in READ have been marked and moderated and the standard of work has been exceptional, … Continue reading Researcher development blog post
Blackboard Ally is a tool that offers staff advice on the accessibility of the resources they upload to Blackboard, and offers students those same resources in a number of alternative formats. Ally provides feedback to staff on the accessibility (for example to a student using a screenreader) of the content they upload, and advice and … Continue reading Blackboard Ally
At the beginning of October, Roni Bamber ran 5 days of workshops for Metropolitan College collaborative partner staff in Thessaloniki and Piraeus. The Piraeus workshops were held in the brand new MC campus, south of Athens. 35 people who are starting to teach on a range of QMU programmes (Business, Dietetics, Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, … Continue reading Workshops in Greece
EPortfolio dropins start today. They are every Wednesday now until 5 December 2018, except for 31 October 2018. They are held in the Effective Learning Services room (ELS room, 1153) in the Library.
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
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
A total of 85 participants from subject specialisms as diverse as journalism, speech and language, business, media, physiotherapy and occupational therapy attended the six workshops on
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
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?