Category Archives: Research investigation

Design, Development and Impact of Sustainability Website Resources

More than ten years ago, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) funded the design, development and launch of Soil-Net, an innovative, open, online soil education website resource to support school curricula. Soil science has been under-represented in … Continue reading

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SusTEACH Toolkit now online!

The online SusTEACH Toolkit for lecturers, senior managers and students in Higher Education is available at: http://www9.open.ac.uk/SusTeach/. There have been some exciting developments with the SusTEACH project. The data analysis based on the carbon-based environmental assessment of 30 courses or … Continue reading

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Overview of plans for the SusTEACH Toolkit

The SusTEACH Toolkit will be designed to help academic designers and lecturers with planning the learning provision for new courses or modules : • to consider the likely environmental impacts of particular course or module proposals at the early planning … Continue reading

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SusTEACH Project Advisory Group (PAG)

The SusTEACH PAG meeting was held on 12th December 10.00-12-30 in S2002 Venables (DDEM). This meeting reviewed progress with the SusTEACH project progress and plans. 1. Update on OU module survey results and analysis We have almost completed the OU … Continue reading

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SusTEACH survey update

The SusTEACH project is progressing well and we have been busy with the following activities: 1.  We have conducted a survey with students on OU modules and conducted a pilot study with students at Loughborough University and Cranfield University.  Further surveys have been … Continue reading

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Student Survey Now Launched

On 3rd June we launched the survey for OU students on five modules and will shortly survey students in Cranfield University and University of Loughborough. Further surveys of students on modules at Cranfield University, University of Loughborough and University of … Continue reading

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Conceptualizing the role of ICTs and the ICT intensity of HE teaching models

We have now held scoping meetings and consultations to agree a common framework for conceptualizing the role of ICTs in different Higher Education teaching models, although the process is still continuing. To be able to measure the role of ICTs … Continue reading

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Virtual Workshop on Higher Education teaching models and the role of ICTs 9th May 2011

This virtual workshop will support discussion about Higher Education teaching models and the role of ICTs. A framework for conceptualizing the role of ICTs in different HE teaching models and their ICT intensiveness has been circulated in advance to support … Continue reading

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