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10 years of innovative scholarship practice still going strong

Posted 16th December 2020

Following on from our 10 year anniversary on the 10th December 2020, we are excited to announce the latest cohort of project leaders inducted into the eSTEeM hall of fame!

Elouise Huxor, Theo Philcox and Lisa Bowers posterThe 17th call for projects in July 2020 prioritised projects which addressed the degree awarding gap for specific student groups. We received a number of strategically important and innovative projects which were are really looking forward to seeing progress over the coming months. For further details please see the links below. 

Alan Cayless - Using Learning Logs in SXPS288 – Effectiveness in helping students to reach Learning Outcomes, to enhance and document their employability skills, and raise awareness of opportunities in the space sector

Chris Corcoran - Barriers and enablers to higher education: the experiences of disabled students from minority cultural backgrounds

Fadlalla Elfadaly - Using knowledge from Associate Lecturers in a Bayesian model to predict the probability of students’ results

Miriam Fernandez, Martin Hlosta and Tracie Farrell - Understanding the BAME attainment gap at the OU by means of quantitative and qualitative data analytics

Mark Hall and Soraya Kouadri Mostéfaoui - Modern Container-based Learning Interface and Delivery Infrastructure (MCLIDI)

Elouise Huxor, Theo Philcox and Lisa Bowers - Associate Lecturer Disability Champion scheme at the Open University (E&I-STEM)

Annika Lohstroh - Investigating the impact of ethnicity on student experience in stage 1 and 2 Physical Sciences (PS)-oriented modules

Nicole Lotz and Muriel Sippel - Understanding the mental health attainment gap in Design modules

Louise MacBrayne and Jennie Bellamy - Black student experience and attainment on S112: improving a level 1 STEM module

Carol Morris and Rachel Slater - Understanding factors influencing BAME students’ achievements within Engineering and Innovation

Kate Nixon and Eleanor Crabb - Online Summer Schools

Sue Pawley - Exploring the extent of maths anxiety within the STEM Faculty at The Open University

Andrew Potter, Delyth Tomos and Chris Hughes - Welsh-medium tuition in Level 1 Mathematics

Hayley Ryder and Toby O’Neil - Evaluating the increase in student wellbeing brought about by informal online sessions and computer generated worked examples on a level 3 pure maths module

Cathy Smith and Charlotte Webb - Effective support for reflective writing: learning from improvers

Our 18th call for projects will be launched early in 2021 so watch this space for further details.