Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Supporting staff

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

Development of an interactive case study tool integrated into WebCT

Extending research and development into audio feedback

Understanding the influence of gender on academic achievement in physics

Enhancing student critical reading of texts through the use of blogs

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

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

Analysis of mathematics diagnostic test

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

Leveraging Web 2.0 technologies to enhance feedback

Ways of thinking and practising in Chinese and Japanese studies

Engineering education for a sustainable society

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

Discovering development: Psychology research with children and young people

Improved data collection, analysis and student support in Mathematics

A comparative study of home and international students' expectations and achievements in sciences, maths and engineering disciplines

Development and evaluation of Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) in the veterinary curriculum: platform for a new undergraduate Certificate in Veterinary Medical Education

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

Investigating innovative environmental analysis teaching methods for undergraduates

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

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

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

Improving tutor feedback on online academic writing courses for postgraduates

What does good teaching look like to students?

Asking the right question

Playful Learning - evaluation and development of OER Board Game Jams

The role of the Programme Director in Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Engagement with the discourse of professional development

"More engagement means more good memories": do international students participate less in class discussion in the first semester of their Masters programmes than during their pre-sessional English for Academic English course, and if so, why?

Becoming agents of change: an examination of teachers' perceptions of how the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP) develops their agency as teachers