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Fiona McCloy

What do Ulster students want from their digital experience?

Posted on: 29 Aug 2018 | Views: 258

Ulster students want to improve their digital capabilities, to have recorded learning content in their course and open access to digital provision and resources. They find interactive learning really useful, such as polls and quizzes, and are using a wide range of tools and apps on personal devices to support their learning. Ulster students appear to be more positive about digital learning than the national average.

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Student digital experience at Ulster

Posted on: 01 Oct 2017 | Views: 1573

For the first time the voice of 22,000 UK post compulsory education learners has been captured to find out about their digital experience. This was made possible through the Jisc Student digital experience tracker 2017 project. Ulster University was one of 29 UK higher education institutions that took part in this. This blog post highlights some of the key findings from 337 Ulster students, benchmarked against UK higher education. It also considers some possible opportunities to enhance educational practice based on the results.

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Supporting Ulster staff to plan flipped practice

Posted on: 20 May 2016 | Views: 2730

In the previous post, Professor Neil Morris explored how educational technology can be used to foster active and collaborative learning in- and out-of-class. My post outlines recent training offered to Ulster staff, to help them to effectively plan to flip, or further flip, their learning and teaching practice and take advantage of the potential educational benefits of the flipped learning pedagogy.

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