Projects

Analytics for tracking student engagement  Internal project. Project team: Chris Gardner, Allan Joes, Helen Jefferis

Developing programming problem-solving skills using individualised screencastsInternal project. Project team: Sarah Mattingley, Richard Walker and Chris Gardner

Are virtual insight visits an effective way of engaging learners and supporting student retention in distance learning environments?Internal project. Project team: David Conway, Chris Gardner , Janet Hughes

Supporting Degree Apprenticeship students: Tutors’ and Students’ perspectives Internal project: Project team: Soraya Kouadri and Chris Gardner

Remote sighted helper support for visually impaired students: exploring good practice: Stage 1  Internal project. Project team: Richard Walker, Sarah Mattingley, and Chris Gardner

All change, but does tuition in cluster groups work?  Internal project. Project team: Helen Jefferis, Frances Chetwynd, Chris Gardner

Open Networking Lab Accessibility. Externally funded by UfI. 2019 to 2020Project team: Karen Kear, David King, Alex Mikroyannidis, Chris Sanders, Andrew Smith, Jon Rosewell and Helen Donelan

Open Networking Laboratory
Externally funded by UfI. 2017 to 2019Project team:
Karen Kear, Andrew Smith, Alex Mikroyannidis, Chris Sanders, Jon Rosewell, Helen Donelan, Allan Jones and Michel Wermelinger

Visualising the code: are students engaging with programming at level 1?
An eSTEeM project. 2016-2019. Project team: Elaine Thomas, Soraya Kouadri Mostéfaoui and Helen Jefferis

Online group work: developing a shared website
Internal project. 2015 to 2018. Project team: Helen Donelan and Karen Kear

Using OpenStudio in STEM learning
An eSTEeM project. 2014 to 2018. Project team: Elaine Thomas, Leonor Barroca, Karen Kear, Jon Rosewell and Helen Donelan

Using virtualisation as a skills development tool in a distance learning environment
Internal project 2013 to 2018. Project team: Helen Donelan, Andrew Smith and Patrick Wong.

Enhancing professional networking and engagement using social media
An eSTEeM project. 2013 to 2016.
Project team: Helen Donelan

Hybrid/Digital Networked Learning scruffy mongrel or sleek new breed?
An eSTEeM project. 2012 to 2015. Project Team: Elaine Thomas, Steve Walker and Sarah Davies

Enhancing the pedagogical experience of the Cisco Academy ‘CCNA’ for blind and visually impaired students.

Cisco Cyber grant funded activity to develop the Cisco teaching skills of staff at the Royal National College for the Blind, with the support of Curtin University (Perth, Australia). As well as supporting and mentoring the adaptation of CCNAv4 content for an in class experience. The project is being led by Andrew Smith.

Developing Apple iBook integration with the Cisco Academy Packet Tracer network simulator.

Based on multiuser research by Andrew Smith. KMI at the OU, led by John Domingue and supported by EU FIRE/FORGE funding are developing a technical/pedagogical enhancement to the affordances offered by the iBook experience in the domain of Networking.

Creation of a social media pedagogy – ‘teaching by twitter’

Research into creating a valid interrelationship between social media output and taught content. The project is being led by Andrew Smith