Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Humanities & Social Science

Projects from the College of Humanities and Social Science, listed by the School of the lead applicant.

Business School

School of Divinity

Economics

No current projects

Edinburgh College of Art

English Language Education (formerly English Language Teaching Centre)

Health in Social Science

Developing and evaluating the use of a ‘virtual family’ in the training of health professionals

People are experts: co-production of teaching and learning with marginalised people

Humanising an asynchronous online course - could Jelly Babies be the answer?

Innovations in (online) reflexive practice: linking theory with technique within the virtual learning environment

From periphery to core: personal tutoring in transition

Third space: evaluating a pilot

Developing doctoral students as (collaborative) writers

On-line training of Clinical Psychology post-graduates in good clinical practice research principles

A qualitative exploration of the effectiveness of interdisciplinary simulated learning in the acquisition of clinical skills and students' decision making: toward the development of an embedded clinical skills joint interdisciplinary learning and curricula approach.

Understanding the learning experience from voluntary work

Exploring the attitudes and learning needs of student nurses in relation to care home nursing

History, Classics and Archaeology

Institute for Academic Development

Law

Literatures, Languages & Cultures

Moray House School of Education and Sport

New geographies of learning: distance education and being ‘at’ Edinburgh

A longitudinal study investigating student perspectives on generic research methods courses

Transitions between academic cultures: developing culture specific understandings of critical reading among higher degree students

Dissertations at a distance - success for online distance learners at independent research stage

How do students and staff view assessment: 'Of', 'In' or 'As' learning?

"A live pulse": Yik Yak for understanding teaching, learning and assessment at Edinburgh

Physical activity in medical education: a flipped classroom approach

Enhancing assessment literacy amongst PGT students and scorer reliability amongst PGT staff

Asking the right question

A curriculum for climate justice: a collaborative investigation of the challenges and opportunities for climate change education through a social justice lens

Lecture Recording for Inclusive Education

Using Media Hopper to enhance peer-teaching and develop Professional Judgement and Decision Making Expertise in Student Physical Education Teachers

Mentoring for success: Co-producing a meaningful workplace mentoring scheme with students and employers

Philosophy, Psychology and Language Science

Social and Political Science

Teaching ethnographies: qualitative method training and the reflexive ethnography of teaching and learning

Critical skills in politics and international relations

Exploring online distance learning: interdisciplinary collaboration and student experiences in international development studies

Social Media: enhancing teaching & building community?

The English Bonus? Assessing the impact of non-credit English and academic writing

Theory on stage

Implementing lessons learned on embedded study skills provision for first year undergraduate students of Politics & International Relations

'From the door of our tent' :  an online journal of creative and contemporary ethnographic work composed and curated by undergraduate students of the University of Edinburgh

Making students curious: using an app-based walking tour as a pedagogical tool

Using lecture capture effectively for online learning

Assessing the effectiveness of e-portfolios in developing awareness of graduate attributes