Development of novel teaching aids to support inclusive science learning

This work is supported by the Vice Chancellor’s Learning & Teaching Project Fund 2020-21. The year 2021 marks 60 years since the invention of the piston action pipette that has allowed scientists to develop some of the world’s most important modern scientific discoveries including diagnostic tests and medicines for diseases.  … Continue reading

Developing Media Skills for Online Teaching

Storyboarding at the NRI

We’ve been working closely with academic staff in the Natural Resources Institute over the past few months, as they prepare to launch their new fully online MSc in Food Safety and Quality Management. In addition to facilitating bespoke curriculum development workshops for online distance learning, we have been helping the programme… Continue reading

Erica Sheward: Delivering effective student feedback using Adobe Connect

Erica Sheward at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) has been using Adobe Connect in order to improve the quality of feedback given to students. Previous student questionnaires revealed that the students were generally unhappy with how feedback was given within the team. The objective of the project was to understand… Continue reading