Putting the online experience at the heart of a module

By Geoff Constable

Madeline Carr is a Lecturer of International Politics and the Cyber Dimension at Aberystwyth University. She specialises in the Internet and its place in International Politics. Madeline was recently a joint winner of the University’s Exemplary Course Award for the high standard of her course design and implementation of the module “International Politics and the Cyber Dimension”, an optional part of an International Politics degree at Aberystwyth.

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Video - Improving the online student experience

By Geoff Constable

This is the first of a series of blogs on the use of Technology Enhanced Learning at partners. Each features a different subject, teacher and technology. Dr. Victoria Wright teaches at the Department of Psychology at Aberystwyth University. Over the last year she and her colleagues have significantly changed and developed the online presentation of the ‘Introduction to Psychology’ degree module.

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Making the transition from the classroom to online delivery

By Geoff Constable

Liz Sheen is programme leader for Childhood Studies at Glyndŵr University. In this video Liz looks at making the transition from managing learning in the classroom to managing online students. She discusses the different expectations and skills that both students and lecturers have, and helps teaching staff to consider the ways that students can be engaged while learning online and at a distance.

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The Advanced Training Partnership

By Geoff Constable
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An example of a flexible approach to developing and delivering blended workshop-based and distance learning involving CADARN project partners. A joint project involving Bangor and Aberystwyth universities and the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB), The Advanced Training Partnership offers training at postgraduate level to professionals working in the agricultural industry, particularly those working in pastoral agriculture. It does this by monitoring the results of current research at the partner organisations and offering training to achieve Postgraduate Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees to those working with and within the farming industry.

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