Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Learning spaces

Links to Principal's Teaching Award Scheme project abstracts and reports on the theme of learning spaces.

Preparing Medical Students for Self-Directed Learning in Statistics

University undergraduate academic skills acquisition prior to arriving at University

Building a collaborative community of learners in year 1 Physics

Towards collaborative learning: Interactive online case studies for taught masters students

Conversations and disclosure analysis online

Development of an interactive case study tool integrated into WebCT

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

Student-Led Workshops for Innovative Learning Week

Extending research and development into audio feedback

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

Developing an interdisciplinary collaboration model for biology undergraduate student-led projects

PALMS: Promoting Autonomous Learning through Mobile Phone Based Self-Assessment

Use of smart pens to capture authentic student behaviour during physics problem solving episodes

Film studies and film in the public space "Thinking Cinema"

Validation and evaluation of a virtual slaughterhouse simulator for training and educating veterinary students

Orchestrating the student experience with social media tools

Introducing psychology via public engagement

German in the workplace: boosting employability and language skills

Lecturer in your lounge: providing digital feedback to distance education students using screencasting

Websites and the creation of community: flexible learning for second year English Literature students

Discovering development: Psychology research with children and young people

Guiding, monitoring and enhancing autonomous postgraduate learning abroad with virtual learning environments

An open-source early warning system and workshop for students at risk of failing

A curly arrows app for Chemistry?

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

The Law School history wall project

Theory on stage

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

Lecture Recording for Inclusive Education

Developing a framework for research-led virtual field trips: Physical and social issues of the natural hazards of Ecuador

Teach learn replay

Writing Centre 2-year pilot in the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology

Enhancing student learning, overall experience, and the societal impact of student community projects by refining engagement and feedback tools for students

EdAR – Educational Apps in Augmented and Mixed Reality